Thursday, March 05, 2009

New Heritage Foundation Talk!!!

In my latest talk to the great think tank the Heritage Foundation entitled "Hating What's Right: How Modern Liberals Wind Up On The Wrong Side of EVERY Issue," I explain how America hatred and Jew hatred are INDEMIC to Modern Liberalism and delve deeper into why it is the otherwise good and decent people will INVARIABLY side with evil over good, wrong over right and the behaviors that lead to failure3 over those that lead to success.

See the talk at Heritage.org. or wait until someone posts it on youtube.

PS -- There is a bootleg version already up on youtube. The quality is not good and it is only a short snippet of the entire talk.

Please feel free to pass on the link to others you think may benefit from seeing it.

All the best!

Evan

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John said...

"It's all over the internet, idiot...try a little REALITY"

lol

Listen to yourself. Who's the idiot?

Klissie said...

Omigod...this geek is amazing...reichers killing people all over the place, raving about militias, calling for violence and this utter freak acts like none of it is even happening!!

Please, call for help before he hurts someone.

K. said...

...and still in denial about the Limbaugh story!

I'm starting to feel sorry for him...he really can't deal with it.

John said...

You're the one in denial, Kissy. I diagrammed it for you--drew you a picture--and you're still "Duhhhhhhhhhh."

Evan's right.

Anonymous said...

Capital Journal
Columns and Observations from the Capital

April 15, 2009, 10:29 AM ET Political Wisdom: Obama’s Impressive Economics Speech
Article

By Sara Murray
James Fallows of The Atlantic really, really liked President Obama’s big (and long) economics speech at Georgetown University Tuesday. “Obama crafted the message with an intellectual thoroughness and emotional steadiness that I think will impress its real audience: not the students sitting at Georgetown or those like me watching live, but the politicians, financiers, and members of the commentariat who will read the text and respond after a little while. He showed he was aware of criticisms and was willing to state them in recognizable form before offering his rebuttal.” For example, Fallows writes, Obama effectively said this of his economic platform: “People say this plan is too jumbled. In fact, here is how the pieces fit together. People say we’re spending like crazy. In fact, here’s why we can’t cut government spending just now, while consumers and businesses are cutting too — but why we have to cut in the longer term. People say that we’re coddling the banks. In fact, here is what we don’t like about what banks have done but why they’re necessary to a recovery.” The Fallows bottom line: “No matter your view of his policies before this speech - hostile, lukewarm, enthusiastic — reasonable people would have to be moved an increment toward a more positive view by the speech.”

The National Review Online editors reached their own conclusion (from a conservative point of view) on Obama’s governing so far. They write: “Obama seems to lack either the political will or the ability to make the truly tough calls when it comes to dealing with the financial crisis. The path of least resistance is the path that President Bush and his Treasury secretary, Hank Paulson, blazed with the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) — a program that has outlived its economic usefulness but doubled its political usefulness by becoming a blank check that the administration can use for everything from rescuing Detroit to bailing out the life-insurance industry. Congress’s most urgent priority when it returns from its Easter recess should be to curtail the administration’s TARP power. As evidenced by his speech, Obama has domestic-policy ADD. He won’t confront the financial crisis directly until resource constraints force his hand.”

Obama probably owes his friends – and frenemies – a thank you note for his current popularity, writes National Journal’s John Mercurio. “Obama’s numbers wouldn’t be where they are today without the consistently hapless efforts of the party that his election sent into the wilderness. Republicans have been, in a way, his best friends. Whether the story is about Michael Steele, Dick Cheney, Bobby Jindal, Sarah Palin or Glenn Beck, the bottom line is the same: Republicans so far have failed to make a credible case against the Democrats, and until they do, the main beneficiary is Obama. Poll numbers bear this out; A new CNN/Opinion Research poll shows that, by wide margins, voters think Obama is ‘doing enough’ to cooperate with Republicans, while the GOP, by similar margins, isn’t returning the favor.”

Plus there’s Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “If Obama had passed Clinton over for a top Cabinet job, she likely would still be serving in the Senate and could be causing huge headaches for the president. Instead, they just returned from a trip to Europe that, while hardly a diplomatic touchdown, showed how easily the two work together and how well received they are on the international stage. That stage has provided Obama with yet another crucial set of friends. While European leaders balked at his pleas for more Afghanistan troops and stimulus funds, the glowing reception they gave Obama sent the message that they’re ready to play ball with the U.S. government — a welcome change from the Bush era.”

–Gerald F. Seib contributed to this post.

Sore LOOOZER said...

Scarborough to Coleman: "It's Over, Norm. It's Over."

Joe Scarborough tells Norm Coleman to pack it in after the latest Minnesota court ruling. (TPMTV)

LibGal said...

What a giant farce the GOPs teabag party turned out to be...these guys are becoming America's looniest carnival. Barnum and Bailey would be jealous.

ludi said...

Teabagger
1. n. A man that dips his scrotum and testicles into the mouth of another person. (as if dipping a tea bag into hot water)

Think John and that creepy farmer guy.

l. said...

Hey, Klissie...what did his "diagram" look like...a fool with its head up its ass?

Anonymous said...

50% rise in violent hate groups Wednesday April 15, 2009

A new report has found an alarming rise in the number of such groups, from 602 in 2000 to 926 in 2008.

This comes on the heels of a controversial report on "violent extremism" from the Department of Homeland Security, which has outraged many conservatives by seeming to lump them in with extremists.

Morris Dees, the founder of the SPLC, told CBS's Harry Smith on Wednesday that he believes the two reports do "synch up pretty much" and that "the report from the Department of Homeland Security should be taken very seriously."

An American person is much more likely to be harmed by a domestic terrorist extremist group than by one from abroad." Many extremist groups are recruiting Iraq veterans and even active-duty members of the military because of their expertise with arms and explosives. "It's a serious issue," he stated, "especially with a lot of these guys coming back with post-traumatic stress syndrome, coming back to a failing economy, the inability to buy a home and get a job and get credit."

Anonymous said...

Crowd at Boston Teabaggers's Party= 500, equal to 0.08% of population of Boston.

BTW, the original Boston Tea Party didn't have free advertising from Fox News.

Anonymous said...

The Moonies on the Loonies
Wed Apr 15, 2009

The Washington Times has filed its report on the DC teabaggers. They noted the irony that... (strike that, irony isn't the WT's long suit). They noted that President Obama today addressed millions of Americans to let them know their taxes were going down, while a group of highly respected conservatives was issuing a joint statement in opposition.

The group included Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform; Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council; and Edwin Meese, attorney general under President Reagan.

With enemies like that, President Obama can only be glad that he has, enemies like that.

And right across from the White House, the screaming dozens were waving their socialist / fascist / Maoist / Nazi signs in protest. However, the Washington Times searched among the crowd and found an articulate spokesperson.

Perhaps because they haven't spent a week hyping the events, the conservative WT doesn't spend their coverage calling for an overthrown of fascisocialinazis.

The anti-tax activists said that the rallies were a mass movement against "hugely wasteful programs like the stimulus and bailouts," even though one of the most massive bailouts, a $700 billion bill to help stabilize the financial sector last fall, was passed under President Bush, a Republican.

Nuh uh. We have photographic proof that it's all Obama's fault.

Live mic catches Fox host inflating crowd estimate by 300%

Here's Fox News host Neil Cavuto talking with a producer at 12:10PM, recorded on a live mic (update: Cavuto was in Sacramento):

CAVUTO: Any estimates on how many people are here?

PRODUCER: No, we're trying to get...

CAVUTO: There's gotta' be 5,000.

PRODUCER: Oh, at least. You know, I mean the cops aren't going to tell us, and we've been trying to get ahold of the PR person to give us their number, but I think 5,000. You can say it's starting at 5,000 [unintelligble, but sounds like "and maybe it's more."].

And here's Cavuto less than ten minutes later, tripling his crowd estimate during his on-air broadcast:

CAVUTO: I know you cover a lot of these things Shep, so you're probably better at estimating crowd sizes than I am. They were expecting 5,000 here, it's got to be easily double, if not triple that.

To recap: off-air, Cavuto is recorded estimating the crowd at 5,000, perhaps slightly more. On-air, Cavuto says the crowd is "easily" double or triple that.

Fox News, they report...you deride.

Heidimarie said...

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Ronald Reagan was a secret FBI anti-commie snitch

Documents released in 2001 revealed that Ronald Reagan served as a secret FBI snitch during the Red Scare (we already knew he named names during the hearings, but now we also know that he snuck around behind his friends' and members' backs and destroyed their lives):

It was revealed last week that the future President played another role as well: as a secret FBI informant, code name T-10. According to an article published in the San Jose Mercury News, documents obtained through the Freedom of Information Act indicate that Reagan and his first wife, Actress Jane Wyman, provided federal agents with the names of actors they believed were Communist sympathizers.
More, via American Notes Hollywood

2 comments:
David G. said...
This is even more reason why I hate Reagan. D.

April 15, 2009 3:27 PM
JoeBuddha said...
I found that out a long time ago. Ronny was a soulless character, only interested in himself. He was a second-rate actor, a second-rate snitch, and a second-rate politician. Never did figure out what anyone saw in him!

simes said...

Nazi Killers on the Rise:

“Rightwing extremism in the United States can be broadly divided into those groups, movements, and adherents that are primarily hate-oriented (based on hatred of particular religious, racial or ethnic groups), and those that are mainly antigovernment, rejecting federal authority in favor of state or local authority, or rejecting government authority entirely. It may include groups and individuals that are dedicated to a single issue, such as opposition to abortion or immigration.”

Rightwing Extremism: Current Economic and Political Climate Fueling Resurgence in Radicalization and Recruitment
Department of Homeland Security

Anonymous said...

FROM BLOOMBERG.COM:

Coleman Is the Real Comic in Contest With Franken: Ann Woolner


Commentary by Ann Woolner

April 16 (Bloomberg) -- Ha! Ha! Ha! You gotta read this. Republicans claim laws to protect against vote fraud aren’t fair. Or, more specifically, they’re trying to get around them.

That’s right. REPUBLICANS! Pretty rich, eh? They’re the same folks who are always carping about keeping the unwashed and unregistered away from the voting booth (at least in Democratic neighborhoods) with all sorts of anti-fraud voting laws.

But that was before Republican Senator Norm Coleman of Minnesota found himself flailing to hold on to his job. He is up against Democrat Al Franken, a comic best known to longtime viewers of “Saturday Night Live.”

Franken’s a hoot, but Coleman turns out to be the funny man in the race.

Get this: He wanted state judges to order officials to count absentee ballots cast by unregistered voters. Do you believe it? Oh, man. My sides hurt from laughing at that one.

Here’s a good one. Three judges, a Republican, a Democrat and an Independent, walk into a courtroom.

Seriously, folks, the decision this week from a panel of state judges appointed to the bench by governors of three different political persuasions was perfectly sober. The three of them agreed that Coleman doesn’t have what it takes to get reelected, namely, sufficient numbers of legal votes.

After a seven-week trial, which followed a scrupulously monitored recount, which came after what the judges called an essentially fair election, Franken wound up 312 votes ahead out of 2.4 million cast.

Get Specific

The judges said they were looking for ballot-specific proof that legitimate votes went uncounted. Coleman’s lawyers instead argued more generally, saying different counties tallied absentee votes differently.

Some places were more scrupulous than others in culling illegitimate votes, witnesses testified, so some bad ballots were counted in one place when they would have been excluded if they had been cast elsewhere.

Coleman’s lawyers called that a violation of equal protection, which forbids bias, and asked for a re-vote or some sort of pro-rated recalculation, neither of which the court can order.

As for “un-counting” supposedly tainted absentee ballots, state law won’t allow that, either. Once election officials open the secret vote contained inside the absentee ballot envelope, they have to count it.

So Coleman’s attorneys asked the judges to right the wrong with another wrong. They wanted them to order the counties that had thrown out seemingly faulty absentee ballots to open and count them.

An ‘Absurd’ Result

You want us to do WHAT, the judges answered, albeit in more judicious language. They said the result would be “absurd.”

It would mean if one county mistakenly let felons vote, then all counties would have to count the votes of felons, which Minnesota law forbids.

The judges found themselves having to remind the Coleman camp of the obvious.

“An individual must be registered to vote” for the ballot to count, the court ruled. That a Republican candidate was asking for something different is a riot.

Coleman’s isn’t the only side taking a position that we can charitably call uncharacteristic. Franken and his lawyers cling to Minnesota’s remarkably strict laws on absentee voting.

In Minnesota, it isn’t enough for an absentee voter to be registered. A witness to each absentee ballot has to be registered or a notary public.

Ballots Tossed Out

That doesn’t sound especially democratic or Democratic. But it’s just fine with the Franken crowd that thousands of absentee votes were tossed out, some no doubt for failing to meet some picayune requirement of state law.

And why should Franken complain? He wound up with more votes.

That wasn’t true at first. After the first count, Coleman was ahead, and Franken was the one pushing for more absentee ballots to be counted, which Coleman fought.

“It very easily could have been Franken making the equal protection argument,” says Edward Foley, an election law expert and professor at Ohio State University.

The Minnesota contest offers more proof, as if more were needed, that positions either party takes on election laws are driven by what benefits them, not a principled belief in how open or restricted voting should be.

For most of us, the validity of our votes is what counts, and the Minnesota contest represents a test of that, Foley notes. Can the system handle a close election?

Legitimate Voters

No one will ever know precisely who got the most legitimate votes in Minnesota because “the margin between the candidates is smaller than the margin of error in our election system,” says Rick Hasen, an election law expert at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. “It could have just as easily been Coleman who came out on top.”

As maddening as that thought is for Coleman and his supporters, all we can do is try to make election laws fair and see to it that they are fairly, if not perfectly, executed.

“Some side has to lose,” says Foley. But that’s easier to take when “we weren’t mistreated, the system wasn’t biased against us,” he says.

That is what happened here. The first tally put Coleman ahead by 206 votes, but Franken won the recount and every court test since.

Coleman is appealing the court ruling. He is still demanding that thousands of rejected absentee ballots be opened, after offering no proof of their legitimacy. It is time for him to concede and step aside.

For Minnesota to have gone this long without its second senator is no laughing matter.

(Ann Woolner is a columnist for Bloomberg News. The opinions expressed are her own.)

Perlmutter said...

Their attempts at theft aren't working anymore. Murphy is not going to let the longtime thug, Tedisco, steal the NY rep. race and we will end up with another seat from a predominantly GOP district.

Anonymous said...

The Republican Party: A study in comedic uselessness
P.M. Carpenter
THE FIFTH COLUMNIST by P.M. Carpenter

Here's a little epistolary advice for the GOP, c/o the House Republicans, attn: Eric Cantor: Stop trying.

Just stop. At least for a few months. Go home or back to the office, kick up your feet and forget the whole scene. Pour a few drinks. Say a few prayers. Get into group therapy. Maybe ... maybe even read a book -- you know, go radical. Anything but these endless public displays of cluelessness. Because when you're in a hole ...

Yet House Republicans dug themselves yet deeper yesterday, or perhaps it was sometime late last night or during the wee hours of this morning. I don't know the precise moment of Creation, nevertheless the fruit of their labor is now viewable: the "Economic Solutions Center: Brought to you by the House Republicans." No kidding.

The Web site was, I gather, meant to be up and running in tandem with the Politico's lead story yesterday: "GOP scrambles to show it has ideas" -- the editorially chosen verb an appropriate one, since the GOP-ballyhooed site was nowhere to be found. Although more than once it referenced the site as a going concern, the Politico -- suspecting unremedied incompetence, I guess -- graciously provided no link; nor did several online searches of various word-combinations produce a relevant result.

I swear, today's GOP makes the disheveled left of the 1980s look like a gaggle of efficiency experts.

Anyway, by this early morning -- poof -- there it was, unscrambled, although frankly its existential absence was immeasurably more interesting.

Working deductively, here's what the Politico reported: "The mission appears to be as much about repackaging long-standing principles as it is about offering brand-new ideas for each debate. [The site] often restates proposals Republicans offered as their alternatives to the president’s plans. In the jobs section, for instance, Cantor reiterates the party’s commitment to offer small businesses a tax deduction and to reduce the tax rates on the lowest income brackets."

(There is a "Learn More" link helpfully provided on the "Jobs Plan" page, and, wishing indeed to learn more about the GOP's latest tax-reducing benevolence toward the oppressed affluent -- sadly unmentioned on the main "Jobs" page -- I clicked on it. This yielded only a staring match. Frank Luntz must still be working on the doubleplusgood wording.)

So, a tax deduction and a tax reduction -- the House GOP's twin answers to its self-posed question: "How will I keep my job?"

Well, moving on, what about, "How will I grow my savings?" First, House Republicans want you to know -- and I sure didn't know this -- that "current law limits the amount Americans can put into their retirement savings." (Alert to Bill Gates' accountant.) Second, they're offering -- you got it -- a savings tax credit, which presumably you'll take advantage of when you manage to keep your job only through a tax deduction/reduction.

"How should we use taxpayer money?" asks the GOP on a separate page. Naturally, in the dire depths of a repression we should choke the one spending outlet we have -- government -- but equally important is that the GOP -- ready? here it comes -- would "permanently [extend] the 2001/2003 tax relief provisions."

OK, so now you're keeping your job and you're growing your savings and you're taming the dastardly Leviathan, all through the miraculous blessings of tax relief, but, I hear you cry, "How will I keep my house?" Right. Need I even bother? "Republicans propose a ... tax credit."

And that, gentle reader, is a comprehensive survey of every possible House GOP solution to every possible problem at every possible turn: tax relief, tax credits, tax deductions, tax reductions, less taxes, fewer taxes, smaller taxes, shorter taxes, not so many taxes. I sense a theme here.

Regrettably, the one Q&A missing from Eric Cantor's Solutions Center is, "How will we ever maintain a two-party system to better confront this economic calamity when our party is so unspeakably lame?"

A principal reason for Cantor's cyber-gibberish is, as the Politico reports, because "GOP leaders ... want to insulate themselves from the 'party of no' label." Which, of course, is easily achievable through the simple cessation of always saying "no."

Another reason, they say, is that they really do have ideas and alternatives, but those ideas and alternatives are going unheard. Hence scrambling Web sites and gimmicky "Solutions Centers" and electronic interactivities on the symbolic fritz. What they cannot seem to digest, however, is that, while ghostly, their solutions are far from unknown. We're perfectly aware of their economic formulas from the Age of George V; it's just that those formulas are forever as dead as he.

Until the GOP goes home in hibernation and rethinks all the fundamentals of its raison d'ĂȘtre, it'll twist in the wind and bleach its bones and ultimately scatter to the ages. For now, it is simply, comically useless.



Please respond to P.M.'s commentary by leaving comments below and sharing them with the BuzzFlash community. For personal questions or comments you can contact him at fifthcolumnistmail@gmail.com

THE FIFTH COLUMNIST by P.M. Carpenter

Anonymous said...

Poll says Minnesotans want Franken seated

Published: April 15, 2009 at 7:53

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 15 (UPI) -- A poll released Wednesday reveals Minnesotans, by and large, want Republican Norm Coleman to concede the state's U.S. Senate race to Democrat Al Franken.

Public Policy Polling said its survey indicated 63 percent say Coleman should call it a day rather than continue to fight in court, USA Today reported. That percentage includes "almost all of Franken and (independent candidate) Dean Barkley's supporters, as well as a third of respondents who voted for Coleman last fall," the polling organization said.

Fifty-nine percent said Gov. Tim Pawlenty, a Republican, should certify Franken the winner and he should be seated immediately.

A three-judge panel has voted that Franken won by 312 votes out of nearly 3 million cast. Coleman has said he intends to ask the state Supreme Court to allow about 4,000 more absentee ballots to be counted. He also has supporters who say he should take the fight to the U.S. Supreme Court, if necessary.

The latest reports Wednesday also reveal Coleman and Franken have each spent millions on the recount battle.

Politico reports Coleman has spent nearly $4 million on legal fees just since the start of the year. He raised $2.3 million this quarter but now has less than $500,000 on hand, the Washington publication said.

Franken has about the same amount left after spending $3.5 million this year and raising $2.6 million this quarter.

Anonymous said...

Tuesday, April 14, 2009, 10:19am CDT
Poll: Americans' trust in government rising

As the deadline for Americans to file their taxes approaches on Wednesday, a new poll finds that the nation's trust in government is on the rise. In addition, more Americans believe business is on the right track than did in January.

According to findings in the quarterly Public Strategies/Politco Public Trust Monitor, 63 percent of those polled trust that the U.S. government is doing what is right, up six points from the initial poll in January. Meanwhile 40 percent believe the government is managing its finances responsibly, also a six-point increase.


Since January, more Americans believe that business is on the right track — climbing from just 28 percent three months ago to 40 percent. Those signs of improvement are tempered, however, by the fact that a majority (54 percent) disapprove of the job corporations are doing in working with the government.

“These findings suggest that businesses should continue to work constructively with the government, and engage both the public and policy-makers in crafting solutions to our nation’s key challenges,” says Dan Bartlett, president and CEO of Austin, Texas-based business consulting firm Public Strategies. “Americans are looking for solutions to the nation’s problems. This survey confirms last quarter’s findings that those who are perceived to be seriously addressing the tough issues facing America are viewed most favorably.”

According to the survey, the increased trust in government has been fueled principally by gains among Democrats. President Barack Obama’s trust and credibility ratings among Democrats as well as independents show that he has a strong governing coalition.

“Our first Public Trust Monitor was in the field during the presidential transition. This uptick in public trust in government is largely the result of Democrats’ strong credibility and trust ratings for President Obama,” says Mark McKinnon, vice chairman of Public Strategies. “Right now, according to our poll, the president continues to be the most considerable force driving policy.”

Still, the poll also found that selected business leaders rival Obama when it comes to credibility on the economy. Bill Gates topped the list, with 80 percent rating him either very or somewhat credible on the economy. Obama and investor Warren Buffett virtually tie for second, with ratings of 71 percent and 70 percent, respectively. And, unlike the president, Gates and Buffett have credibility ratings that bridge partisan differences.

Public Strategies conducted the nationwide online survey of 1,000 registered voters between March 27-31. The survey's margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 points.

ludi said...

hahahahahhahahahahaha...get this shit:

Barack Obama is now the president—not George Bush. Right?

Believe it or not, all 41 Republican senators sent a letter to President Obama suggesting he nominate judges that were selected by George W. Bush, but never confirmed.
hahahahahahahhahahahahahhahahahahahahaahepmeicant stop

Boss HOGOP said...

Limbaugh Expresses Sympathy for Somali Pirates

Jon Ponder | Apr. 15, 2009
GOP party boss Rush Limbaugh is no longer content merely to wish that Pres. Obama, and thus the U.S. government, will fail. Now he’s also expressing sympathy for enemies of the country — specifically the hijackers who threatened the lives of American merchant marines on the Maersk Alabama last week:

There you have it, and three teenagers shot on the high seas at the order of President Obama.They were kids. The story is out, I don’t know if it’s true or not, but apparently the hijackers, these kids, the merchant marine organizers, Muslim kids, were upset, they wanted to just give the captain back and head home because they were running out of food, they were running out of fuel, they were surrounded by all these U.S. Navy ships, big ships, and they just wanted out of there. That’s the story, but then when one of them put a gun to the back of the captain, Mr. Phillips, then bam, bam, bam. There you have it, and three teenagers shot on the high seas at the order of President Obama.

And then Limbaugh made this (typically) factually challenged assertion:

If only President Obama had known that the three Somali community organizers were actually young black Muslim teenagers, I’m sure he wouldn’t have given the order to shoot. That’s the correct way to look at it. If only Obama had known.

It is well known — and there is no doubt Pres. Obama’s security advisers knew it — that Somalia is, by law, nearly 100 percent Muslim. In fact, the Somali constitution specifically discourages the influence of any other religion.

So Rush is wrong as usual — the president and his team had to know the pirates were Muslim. The main point, of course, is that their religious faith was irrelevant to the fact that they were hijackers who were holding an American citizen captive.

Update: Some have claimed that the quote is taken out of context. The above is from the second paragraph of the transcript of Rush’s remarks from his site. In the spirit of fair play — which we should never expect from Rush or his ilk, for what it’s worth — here is the first paragraph:


RUSH: You know what we have learned about the Somali pirates, the merchant marine organizers that were wiped out at the order of Barack Obama, you know what we learned about them? They were teenagers. The Somali pirates, the merchant marine organizers who took a US merchant captain hostage for five days were inexperienced youths, the defense secretary, Roberts Gates, said yesterday, adding that the hijackers were between 17 and 19 years old. Now, just imagine the hue and cry had a Republican president ordered the shooting of black teenagers on the high seas. Greetings and welcome back, Rush Limbaugh, the Excellence in Broadcasting Network and the Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies.

Of course, there would have been no hue and cry from the left if Bush or any other Republican had ordered the action to rescue a kidnapped American. That is a typical vile smear.

But was Rush, the hate radio ideologue who has repeatedly said he hopes the president will fail, being sincere in expressing sympathy for the pirates, whom he described as “teenagers” who were “wiped out at the order of Barack Obama” — or was this treasonous-sounding tripe just an attempt at satire that misfired?



Poor Rush. His dots are just not connecting under Obama. Can you imagine him describing American black guys holding a gun to a captain’s head on American seas as “teenagers who were upset, who just wanted out of there?” And Obama, being back in Washington and all, didn’t give the order to shoot. What would Rush have you think, that he was standing on the ship’s deck with binoculars? Rush is having to go to farcical lengths to be on the opposing team.

Comment by Trish | Apr. 15, 2009, 10:39 am |


Save some typing and put Rush’s picture in lieu of the definition of “douchebag”. The man certainly fits the bill!

Comment by Theresa | Apr. 15, 2009, 12:06 pm |


Good job rush! Even your most rabid followers know this is BS, and that if Obama HADN’T given the green light to shooting the pirates, you would have been all over it like a cheap suit. This is just the weaker, actually MUCH weaker, “plan B” of your never-ending screed. rush, you are outdated, outclassed, and outmanuevered. You are talking yourself right into obscurity, as are most of the far-right media propagandists. The shoe is one the other foot now, how’s it feel? Please, please, PLEASE(!) keep up your ridiculous nonsense so EVERYONE can see how non-sensical and just plain IDIOTIC your “arguments” really are!

omment by Rush Limbaugh’s Latest Blast At Obama: He Killed Teenage Pirates | The Moderate Voice | Apr. 15, 2009, 7:40 pm |


It seems to me a fair number of the draftees that went to Vietnam may have been teenagers too. What does being a teenager have to do with being a potential killer / hijacker / kidnapper / xyzer?

Comment by lduvall | Apr. 16, 2009, 5:58 am |


Poor Rush, The failure of Operation Chaos, Obama being elected, Al Franken being elected, the hostage situation being a success….he just can’t win. Let him spin it anyway he wants. He continues to suffer the indignity of coming up on the losing end of things and having to twist it so that it doesn’t bother him. He is now the head cheerleader for a losing team. Meanwhile his opposition continues to move forward with victory and success over and over.

Limbaugh…I’ve said since the late 90s that this guy is nothing more than the current version of the old Nazi propagandists preying on the lesser-informed and bigoted populace out there that isn’t smart enough to do anything than follow him over the cliff. Like Boss Hog, he, too, shall pass by self-destruction…and this episode just sealed the deal.

John said...

Excellent speech, Evan.

LibGal said...

Oh,oh, he's pretending to suppress his rage...watch the news.

Klissie said...

When you think there are thousands of ignorant, uneducated guys like this running around out there imagining they've got something to worry about and carrying guns, you can't help worrying.

Somebody's got to start taking these sick people seriously.

Trude' Werckmeister said...

Wingdings are so enraged about the warnings regarding the threat of right wing radicalism that they're planning to overthrow the government.

Anonymous said...

More humor from the asylum:

The latest out of NY-20 ...

20th Congressional District candidate Republican Jim Tedisco submitted a petition to the Dutchess County Supreme Court Thursday asking the judge to declare him the winner of the extremely close special election race, despite the numbers currently being in favor of his opponent, Democrat Scott Murphy.

hahahahah more fun that a barrel of wingbats.

Perlmutter said...

Texas, PLEEEEEEASE secede...and provide a refuge for all these angry gun nuts and backward fools.
Then the rest of us can move forward without having to drag their pathetic asses along all the time. These people are a thousand times more burden than ten times as many welfare bums ever were.

Quill said...

You may have thought everything that was said at the teabagging parties on Wednesday was right-wing drivel designed to mislead and inflame the masses.

Well, there was at least one brave soul in Pensacola, Florida.

"Pensacola Jeff" is what we'll call him because, well, his name is Jeff and he spoke in Pensacola.

He weaves in and out throughout his speech, using talking points designed to get cheers from the crowd, and sneaking in the truth like vegetables to a picky eater.

PJ starts out with a big shout-out to the troops and veterans. That line gets huge applause, as it should. Then he gives us a history lesson.

"Back in 2000, there was a budget surplus in the country."

After PJ mentions the budget surplus, some guy in the crowd yells out, "What happened?"

Well, let's find out.

"And during the next seven years, it was destroyed by the profligate spending of the Bush Administration. And here we are today, here we are today in a situation."

At this point, he sees the crowd isn't really following along, so he goes for the easy line.

"Let me ask you this: Cheer if you make less than $250,000 a year. Just cheer." The crowd cheers: they are back on his side. "Your taxes are going to be cut under the current budget. Congratulations."

PJ then talks about being laid-off by his employer back in September due to budget cuts, pointing out that this was before the election. Then he goes in for the close.

"So let's remember that if you're going to argue about more taxes and less spending, to place the blame where the blame belongs, and that's squarely in the hands of the Republican Congress until 2006 and the Bush Administration."

PJ walks off the stage, arms raised up to a cascade of boos from the crowd.

When confronted with the truth, the real truth, not the made up baloney being peddled by the right-wing radio and TV, the crowd turns to boo the one person brave enough to stand up for the truth.

ReligiousNutsKillGop said...

Steve Schmidt, McCain Campaign Manager: Religion Could Kill The GOP
Speaking publicly for one of the first times since the end of the presidential campaign, John McCain's campaign manager Steve Schmidt painted a dire portrait of the state of the Republican Party, arguing that the GOP has largely been co-opted by its religious elements.

"If you put public policy issues to a religious test, you risk becoming a religious party," Schmidt declared. "And in a free country, a political party cannot be viable in the long term if it is seen as a sectarian party."

The remarks came in a passionate, roughly 20-minute speech before the Log Cabin Republican's national convention, in which Schmidt laid out the case for a far more open party -- one which did not consider gay marriage to be a "litmus test" issue. And while he made it a purpose not to offend social conservatives -- they "remain an indispensable part of the Republican coalition," he said -- Schmidt did not hide his concerns that religion had become the predominant thread of the GOP.

"If you reject [gay marriage] on religious grounds, I respect that," he said. "I respect anyone's religious views. However, religious views should not inform the public policy positions of a political party because... when it is a religious party, many people who would otherwise be members of that party are excluded from it because of a religious belief system that may be different. And the Republican Party ought not to be that. It ought to be a coalition of people under a big tent."

Earlier, in the question-and-answer session, Schmidt said he conveyed a similar message to Senator McCain, though he declined to elaborate on what kind of advice was given.

"My views were known inside the campaign on this," he said.

Looking beyond the issue of marriage, Schmidt's diagnosis of the GOP's ills was fairly ominous. "Our coalition," he declared, "is shrinking and losing ground to segments of the population that is growing, whether it is with suburban voters, working class, college educated voters, Hispanics, or left handed Albania psychics, the percentage voting republican has declined precipitously."

Schmidt warned, particularly, that losses among Hispanic voters threatened to "cost the Republicans the entire southwest," a development that would make winning 270 electoral votes a near impossibility. "Had Sen. McCain not been the nominee in 2008," he said, "I am convinced we would have lost the state of Arizona."

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The road back would be arduous, he added, even if politics are inherently cyclical. "I think Republicans ought to embrace this 'Lord of the Flies' period," he said at one point, "when there is no clear leader in the party. And the problems of the party are not going to be corrected by any single big day event, you know, tea parties for instance. The problems of the party will be fixed over time and as we go through this period of time. There needs to be an opportunity for new leaders to emerge."

And while the chance for an Obama-backlash was apparent -- "should the recession grow deeper or longer" -- and the likelihood of a "national disaster or any number of other contingencies" remained, Republicans, Schmidt added, should not "take comfort from knowing our party's success could come at the expense of the country or rely on blunders of the administration."

The statement sounded like a rebuke to Rush Limbaugh's calls for the president's failure. But Schmidt declined to describe the brash radio talk show host's rhetoric as counter-productive to the party's efforts.

"I think people make their own judgments on that," he said. "At the end of the day, the party is not in the condition it is in because of even a talented talk radio host. The party is in the condition it is in because of the abdication of our principles on spending and a lot of other issues."

Indeed, the shrinking of the GOP tent, he prophesied, was due not to one individual actor but from a quasi-religious political brand that was "off-putting to many people." That held true whether in the case of Terry Schaivo, which Schmidt called "disastrous for the Republican Party," or gay marriage.

"If a party is seen as anti-gay than that is injurious to its candidates in states like California, Oregon or Washington or New Jersey or New York, increasingly even in states like Virginia and the mid-south," he said. "And to be a national party we need to be competitive in the northeast, for instance. I will argue that our party was a richer party when we had people, by no means conservatives but republicans, like Christie Whitman and George Pataki and all the members of Congress who have since gone extinct."

HeidiMarie said...

SPECIAL ELECTION UPDATE *
GOP Tries to Throw Out Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's Own Ballot

This week, as more absentee ballots start to indicate a victory for Scott Murphy, Republicans have desperately taken their organized effort to disenfranchise voters to a bizarre new level.

• First they actually staged a walk out and essentially shut down counting in Columbia County, where Murphy is expected to do well.

• Then they challenged the absentee ballot of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand even though their own Republican candidate doesn't live in the district and couldn't even vote.

• Today, despite being down 178 votes as of last night, Republican candidate Jim Tedisco actually asked the court to just declare him the winner!

John said...

Bush loved and revered the traditions, soveriegnty (sic), and people of this country, and properly considered it his highest duty as president to protect them.

hahahahahahahahahahahahahaahapleasepleasestopme

Larry Blivins said...

hahaha he started out as typical sociopaths do...as an animal abuser, and ended up as one of the great mass murderers of history ...and a destroyer of his party (thank god) and nearly his country.

But all the sick freaks of every stripe in this country still rally to his chimpness because he's so like them.

This says it all, she said...

Garofalo: Tea parties are ‘racism straight up’

By David Edwards and Muriel Kane


MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann couldn’t resist challenging The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart one more time on Thursday for the title of king of scrotum-based humor. “Tea-bagging has now petered out — t’aint what it used to be,” he suggested cheerfully, before introducing actress and activist Janeane Garofalo to comment in a more serious vein on the tea party protests.

“Let’s be very honest about what this is about,” Garofalo began. “It’s not about bashing Democrats. It’s not about taxes. … This is about hating a black man in the White House. This is racism straight up. It is nothing but a bunch of tea-bagging rednecks and there is no way around that.”

“You can tell these type of right-wingers anything, and they’ll believe it — except the truth,” Garofalo went on. “You tell them the truth and it’s like showing Frankenstein’s monster fire. They become confused and angry and highly volatile.”

“What do you do about it, though?” Olbermann asked. “How do you break through that?”

“I don’t think you do, for most of them,” Garofalo replied. “It’s almost pathological.”

“I didn’t know there were so many racists left,” she continued. “The Republican-hyphen-conservative movement has now crystallized into the white power movement. … The Republican Party now depends upon immigrant-bashing and hating the black guy in the White House.”

“Fox doesn’t mind fomenting it,” Garofalo concluded. “Michele Bachmann doesn’t mind fomenting it. Glenn Beck doesn’t mind fomenting it. … What have they got if they don’t have this? … It’s like an identity politics of the worst kind.”

herod said...

Conservative comedy??!! These morons are a low comedy all the time whether they know it or not.

Anonymous said...

Morons en flagrante:

Gee, it seems them wacky, zany Tea Tantumers, those patriotic paragons of secession and racism, are embarrassing their own party. Some people never learn. Oh well:


The images pulled from the events have often been offensive, embarrassing, or politically problematic.

It is a development that has tripped up the GOP before. The rallies outside McCain-Palin events included some of the same bile that was seen at the tea parties: charges of fascism, terrorism and other malicious criticisms leveled at Barack Obama. And it did the Republican ticket little good in its efforts to bring moderate voters to the cause. [...]


"My own sense that is I don't see anything going on that is good for Republicans," said Doug Bailey, a longtime Republican consultant who helped co-found the centrist reform movement Unity08. "I just don't get it. [...] [A] large segment, in terms of numbers, doesn't amount to a couple hundred people demonstrating in Washington or wherever. That's a non-event ... Nobody likes taxes. So, of course, I'm sympathetic myself. I might throw a tea bag myself. But the fact is, that it is particularly ineffective for the Republican Party when it is Rush Limbaugh and the likes stirring it up. That just doesn't speak to the middle."
Of course, because the series of nationwide tea parties were geared towards a specific day (Tax Day), the political ramifications of the events seem naturally limited. "Those tea parties will be long forgotten by, oh, say tomorrow," said Stu Rothenberg, of the Rothenberg Political Report. "Do you really think that next November, when people go to the polls, the April 15 tea parties will be on their minds?"

That said, plans are in place for a next wave of protests in July. More significantly, as the GOP continues to stake their future on a wave of populist anger at the government and economy (witness: Texas Gov. Rick Perry talking about secession), the likelihood only increases that the most vocal and offensive elements of that anger will come to personify the party.

Then by all means, keep doing what you're doing. Offending Americans is the best way to alienate them, hence, the fastest route to losing more elections. So please, be our guests: offend away.

Carrie Anne said...

Before Bush, I never knew that incompetence could be used as a weapon.

Skwint said...

NATIONAL SECURITY
Right-Wing Extremists Threaten The Nation

Last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a report warning that the economic recession and the election of the first African-American president could mobilize right-wing extremist groups inside the United States to gain new recruits. To bolster their ranks, the groups may target veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan, according to the analysis. The report concluded that while the DHS "has no specific information that domestic rightwing terrorists are currently planning acts of violence," right-wing extremists -- or movements that it defined as "primarily hate-oriented...and those that are mainly antigovernment" -- "are focusing their efforts to recruit new members, mobilize existing supporters, and broaden their scope and appeal through propaganda." One DHS official described the report as "nothing unusual." "This is the job of DHS, to assess what is happening in this country, with regard to homegrown terrorism, and determine whether it's an actual threat or not, and that's what these assessments do. ... These assessments are done all the time," the official said. But despite the nature of the report, conservative commentators are outraged, insisting that the document's characterization of "right-wing extremism" represents a direct attack on Republican loyalists, conservative ideology, and veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan. Christian Coalition founder Pat Robertson went so far as to suggest that the report "shows somebody down in the bowels of that organization is either a convinced left winger or somebody whose sexual orientation is somewhat in question."

WHAT THE REPORT SAYS: According to the report, "the consequences of a prolonged economic downturn -- including real estate foreclosures, unemployment, and an inability to obtain credit -- could create a fertile recruiting environment for rightwing extremists and even result in confrontations between such groups and government authorities." Specifically, the report finds that "rightwing extremist groups' frustration over a perceived lack of government action on illegal immigration" and the government's "heightened interest in legislation for tighter firearms, may be invigorating rightwing extremist activity." The report also found that extremist groups may "attempt to recruit and radicalize returning veterans in order to exploit their skills and knowledge derived from military training and combat." In February, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported that the "number of hate groups operating in the United States continued to rise in 2008 and has grown by 54 percent since 2000 -- an increase fueled last year by immigration fears, a failing economy and the successful campaign of Barack Obama."

CONSERVATIVES PRETEND THEY ARE TARGETS: Most conservative commentators passionately argued that the report's description of right-wing extremists represented a politically-motivated attempt to "smear" conservatives. In a column published on FoxNews.com, Oliver North declared that his Christian faith and respect for the second amendment "makes me a 'right-wing extremist.'" Fox News host Neil Cavuto asserted that the report "more or less states the government considers you a terrorist threat if you oppose abortion, speak out against illegal immigration, or you are a returning war veteran." Sean Hannity announced that "if you disagree with that liberal path that President Obama's taken the country down, you may soon catch the attention of the Department of Homeland Security." Appearing on Hannity's Fox News show to rant about the report, RNC Chairman Michael Steele similarly declared that "to segment out Americans who dissent from this administration, to segment out conservatives in this country who have a different philosophy or view from this administration and labeling them as terrorists...to me is the height of insult." Rush Limbaugh claimed that the report portrayed "standard, ordinary, everyday conservatives as posing a bigger threat to this country than al Qaeda terrorists or genuine enemies of this country like Kim Jong Il," and Rep. Peter King (R-NY), the ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee, even "asked for a hearing into the matter," suggesting that the DHS should focus on the threat emanating from Muslims instead. The DHS report did not target "conservatives" or "Republican loyalists." Indeed, it's odd that conservatives would willingly group themselves and Republicans in with "rightwing extremist activity, specifically the white supremacist and militia movements" -- the actual focus of the DHS report.

Progressives Against Humor said...

THAT'S NOT FUNNY!!!

OK, but this IS some funny shit, he said...

House Republicans Bring Strange Theories and Wacky Witnesses to Climate Hearings
Monday 20 April 2009

by: Kate Sheppard | Visit article original @ Grist


Smoke billows from a row of chemical factories. Members of Congress will discuss the effects of greenhouse gases at a hearing this week. (Photo: J.P. Moczulski / Reuters)
Democratic leaders in the House are pushing hard to get a comprehensive climate and energy bill passed by summer, with discussion of their draft bill slated to begin this week. But at hearings designed to discuss the particulars of climate policy, Republican representatives and their witnesses have been bogging down the proceedings with skeptical rants and cockamamy theories.

Take, for example, the March 25 hearing on climate-change adaptation in the House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment, chaired by Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.).

"The earth will end only when God declares its time is over," declared Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.), explaining why it's unnecessary to worry about climate change. In an exchange with witness Lord Christopher Monckton (more on him below), Shimkus suggested the planet is "carbon-starved" and asked, "If we decrease the use of carbon dioxide, are we not taking away plant food from the atmosphere? ... So all our good intentions could be for vain. In fact, we could be doing the opposite of what the people who want to save the world are saying."

Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) chimed in with his own analysis: "Adapting is a common natural way for people to adapt to their environment ... I believe that the earth's climate is changing, but I think it's changing for natural variation reasons," he said. "And I think mankind has been adopting, or adapting to climate as long as man has walked the earth. When it rains, we find shelter. When it's hot, we get shade. When it's cold, we find a warm place to stay."

A few weeks earlier, at a hearing on renewable power, Barton raised the question of whether expanding wind power might actually cause the planet to heat up:

Wind is God's way of balancing heat. Wind is the way you shift heat from areas where it's hotter to areas where it's cooler. That's what wind is. Wouldn't it be ironic if in the interest of global warming we mandated massive switches to energy, which is a finite resource, which slows the winds down, which causes the temperature to go up? Now, I'm not saying that's going to happen, Mr. Chairman, but that is definitely something on the massive scale. I mean, it does make some sense. You stop something, you can't transfer that heat, and the heat goes up. It's just something to think about.

(And if you think that's bad, House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio, told ABC on Sunday that "the idea that carbon dioxide is a carcinogen that is harmful to our environment is almost comical.... Every cow in the world, you know, when they do what they do, you've got more carbon dioxide.")

The Witness Skepticism Program

The witnesses Republicans bring to hearings are just as out of touch with climate science.

Democrats, who control Congress and thus chair its committees, schedule hearings on topics of their choosing and invite witnesses. A committee chair isn't required to grant the minority party their pick of witnesses, but if the minority objects to the panel, they can request a second day of the hearing for which they pick all the witnesses. To avoid that messiness, chairs tend to let the minority pick at least one or two panelists.

At the March 25 hearing, Democrats' five witnesses included the director of the National Climatic Data Center at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the director of natural resources and environment at the Government Accountability Office, and leaders from the National Wildlife Federation, the National Council of Churches, and Oxfam America.

The NOAA representative, Tom Karl, presented on the trends toward increased droughts and forest fires, and an uptick in the frequency and severity of coastal storms that the agency forecasts. John Stephenson from the GAO talked about the "growing understanding" at his agency that the costs of inaction could be greater than the costs of mitigating climate change. Even the witnesses who don't work in climate science or government stuck to the topic at hand - adapting to a warmed world - without claiming expertise they don't possess. Bishop Callon Holloway of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, speaking on behalf of the National Council of Churches, testified about the "call to be good stewards of the earth," reflecting on the values of "stewardship and justice" that should compel us to protect the poor who would be affected by climate change.

In stark contrast, the Republicans' witnesses challenged the very idea of climate change, and thus the whole basis for the hearing. First up was E. Calvin Beisner of the Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, who warned that "fear of catastrophic, man-made global warming is a mistake," and argued that because the "biblical worldview sees the world and ecosystems as the work of a wise God," humankind couldn't possibly be affecting the climate. Going further, he warned that restricting the amount of carbon put into the atmosphere would harm the poor, and that Americans are "morally obligated to provide access for the poor to affordable, abundant fossil fuels."

The minority's second witness was Lord Christopher Monckton, aka the 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, a British hereditary peer who's become a minor star in the climate-skeptic world. "The right response to the non-problem of global warming is to have the courage to do nothing," he told the panel. He readily agreed with Rep. Shimkus: "We are a carbon-starved planet."

Monckton argued that if Congress moved to address climate change, it would "create green jobs by the thousands and eliminate real jobs by the millions ... Green jobs are the new euphemism for vast unemployment."

He also contended that aggressive environmental regulation in California has prompted a vast exodus from the state. "Everyone with the means to get up and go is getting up and going, and unlike their robotic governor, they won't be back," Monckton said - though he offered no evidence of a mass migration. (In reality, the state's overall population continues to grow, even though the number of people moving out of California has slightly surpassed the number moving in.)

Monckton has a colorful history - journalist by training, advisor to Margaret Thatcher, business consultant, and developer of the high-selling Eternity puzzle - but no background in climate science. Nonetheless, he's touted by climate deniers as an "expert" on the topic, and serves as chief policy adviser to the Science & Public Policy Institute, a climate-skeptic group. Republicans also trotted Monckton out as a witness at a Ways and Means Committee hearing on climate change in February, and he appeared at the climate skeptics summit sponsored by the conservative Heartland Institute in early March.

"This was a serious hearing on a serious issue," an aide to the Energy and Commerce Committee told Grist of the March 25 panel. "We gave the other side advance notice on the kinds of witnesses [Democratic leaders] were choosing. They chose to invite Monckton.... If this is the witness that they want to choose, even though he's contradicted by U.S. government scientists, then we're going to move forward."

Will the GOP play ball or throw sand?

Climate legislation will be highly complex, with society-wide ramifications. Thus far, there have been 11 hearings on the topic in the Energy and Environment Subcommittee alone, and there will be a number of additional hearings over the coming weeks focusing specifically on the draft climate plan from Markey and Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Henry Waxman (D-Calif.). Markey has said they left out many specifics because they "want to hear from all affected parties" on, for instance, how to minimize impacts on citizens and help energy-intensive businesses adapt to a new regulatory scheme.

But instead of inviting witnesses who could speak to these critical concerns, the Republican committee members have thus far preferred to invite climate skeptics.

Asked about the prospects for meaningful Republican participation in crafting a climate bill, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) acknowledged recently that there might not be much, if any. "We would hope to have Republican votes as we go forward on this," she said. "Will I not put it forth unless I do? No. There's an inevitability to this that everyone has to understand."

The Energy and Commerce Committee will hold its first four hearings on the Waxman-Markey bill this week, starting on Tuesday. Democratic leaders aim to pass the legislation out of committee by Memorial Day, and out of the full House by July. If you want to know how seriously Republicans are taking the process, keep an eye on these hearings.

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Report: Iraqi militia kill gays with anal glue torture

Even John Yoo would never go this far.

The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission is circulating a foreign report which claims that gay Iraqis are being murdered using a monstrous torture tactic.

The IGLHRC notes:

The following is a translation of a story from Alarabiya, a UAE-based media network, which was published on its Arabic website a few hours ago. While IGLHRC has not verified all of the allegations, many are consistent with patterns of human rights violations being reported from within the country. As a signatory to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Iraqi government has an obligation to protect the right to life (Article 6) and the right of all its citizens “to be free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment” (Article 7).
From the translated Al Arabiya article:

A prominent Iraqi human rights activist says that Iraqi militia have deployed a painful form of torture against homosexuals by closing their anuses using "Iranian gum.” … Yanar Mohammad told Alarabiya.net that, “Iraqi militias have deployed an unprecedented form of torture against homosexuals by using a very strong glue that will close their anus.”

According to her, the new substance 'is known as the American hum, which is an Iranian-manufactured glue that if applied to the skin, sticks to it and can only be removed by surgery. After they glue the anuses of homosexuals, they give them a drink that causes diarrhea. Since the anus is closed, the diarrhea causes death. Videos of this form of torture are being distributed on mobile cellphones in Iraq.' According to this human rights activist, for the past 3 weeks a crackdown on homosexuals has been going on based on a religious decree that demands their death; dozens have been targeted. She says that the persecution of homosexuals is not confined to the Shiite clerics. Some Sunni leaders have also declared the death penalty for sodomy on satellite channels."
An Iraqi police official told Al Arabiya, "We, like everyone else, have heard rumors about these cases, but we can’t comment on something that is not evidence, and there is no evidence for these crimes either in terms of motivation or in terms of the nature of the criminal acts. We do not know the motives of the killers and we do not know the intentions of those killed.”

The blog Towleroad also has "posted disturbing BBC video of a young Iraqi man being forced to strip at a police stop for wearing women's clothes, as well as reports of fliers being posted around Baghdad's Sadr City threatening death to homosexuals."

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15 Responses to “Report: Iraqi militia kill gays with anal glue torture”
1jason
This makes me want to cry. what a horrible way to die. As a gay man, i would rather be shot in the head than die this way.



2xxxminkxxx
I feel physically ill.



3El-Jay
What a vibrant, civilized democracy Bush and Blair have made possible in Iraq! I guess this young, re-born nation takes after its foreign "fathers" in fielding ever more inventive methods of torture - like father like son. Looks like the beginning of a glorious new Middle East. But on a lower level, it's just "monkey see, monkey do". And B&B have given them visions of hell on earth to work with.....



4CRISGETFREE
religion, or at least mans interpretation of their texts, is systematically destroying us. what a sick world we live in.



5Jack the Knife
It is getting more and more interesting how men behave in the raging democracy: waterboarding, genitals slicing and now this - glued butts! Do not dare to gues what comes next ? Amazing.



6evin
This is as bad as almost drowning someone 183 time in a month. Who could do such a thing?



7Barbaric
*speechless*



8toonces
Makes you wonder how really gay and repressed the guys are that are doing the glueing.



9Patience
If true, this is awful.



107toedcat
Islam has nothing to do with democracy. We can't do anything about the stone-age mentality of Iraq. Maybe I shouldn't feel bad that the Bushies killed scores of Iraqis. That's what we get for shoving Democracy down the throats of barbaric cultures. Then again, the USA has it's own brutal history with Mathew Shepard and others. People are scum.



11dan
They should put this glue into the mouths of the talking heads on fox



12gnocchi
A preview of what the right wants for this country.



13Dionysis
Now doesn't everyone feel really good about our successful installation of 'democracy' in Iraq? Only tens of thousands killed, and a legacy of torture, brutality and murder. Yesirree, money and lives well-spent.



14fateefa
This is a new low in horrifying and brutal torture methods. How much lower can the human race sink? And our media say nothing.I'm surprised nothing has been said about it in this country as we are so good at pointing out and condemning other countries horrible deeds. All the while making excuses for our own.

Do you hear the trogs weeping? said...

Obama's performance and his poll numbers have got these poor losers totally shut up and in hiding.

Steve Schmidt on the Republican Party: "It is near-extinct in many ways in the Northeast, it is extinct in many ways on the West Coast, and it is endangered in the Mountain West, increasingly endangered in the Southwest . . . and if you look at the state of the party, it is a shrinking entity."...

Anonymous said...

Mr. Sayet,

Forgive me in advance. I need to lick my wounds one last time. I fear I will use your blog space for recovery, and appreciate the opportunity to do so.

First, your Heritage talk was stunningly accurate. Thank you for 47 minutes of concise, rational thought articulately expressed.

After watching your speech, I searched out a bit more about you. I found your open blog--comments unmoderated. Wow! A stroke of brilliance there. The vitriol being spewed by some responders above only serve to tacitly highlight your assertion. I can hear your gruff laughter as you read-- "oops, there's another, and another, proving my point for me!"

I shall unload my story now. I started a harmless blog about my Christian faith, my life as a wife and mother, my current occupation, and my journey toward a new, ambitious occupation. After the election of President Obama, I wrote a blog post stating my reservations about his agenda in civil, respectful terms. I thought at the time that free speech is valued by most, if not all, Americans.

I know. How naive of me.

I had no idea the vile hatred my civil discourse would incite in a complete stranger. I also had no idea I was a:

1. Racist

2. Closet racist (this one I love. There is no rational response to this. I am apparently a racist and just don't KNOW it, nor does anyone who knows me).

3. Hypocrit

4. Hater of poor people

I was stunned--at first.

That lasted for about a day before I began investigating, only to discover that this is, in fact, par for the course with the modern liberal. The blatant logical failure of spewing hatred while pretending to pursue the common good is beyond those who troll the internet for their next target. The conundrum of calling "racism" while making every issue about race escapes the intellectual grasp of those blinded by the tenets of liberalism.

I recovered, and I learned to speak. I learned not to be afraid. I learned to share my reasoned discourse and my faith in civil language. I determined that if the content of my posts are copied and eventually examined, no reasonable person could accuse me of hatred, racism, or slander. I know I could be accosted by those who do not live by reason.

So, my fate is left to those who claim reasonable thought but would have this good citizen jailed and perhaps--yes--waterboarded for disagreeing with the liberal mindset. So be it. Some things are worth personal risk. The future of this great nation, the freedom of each citizen to live in the manner God intended--free--is worth the personal risk I take in speaking out.

I'm anonymous today because I have a bigger platform to pursue, one that cannot be compromised by the infusion of vulgar comments into my blog and into my life, for now.

I applaud you for having this open forum despite the regrettable content of many of the responses. God bless you, Mr. Sayet, as you add to the culture rather than defame it; as you speak truth for those whose ears are open to hear.

Perlmutter said...

Haha...I'd be for waterboarding her, though the real solution to their monkey plague is spaying and neutering. Anyway, back to more serious matters.

Obama is now confronted with all the disasters left to him by the end times of trog rule AND appears to have the possibility of a serious epidemic on hand, now, in addition to all that. You would think that the rancid rump party would realize that the last thing good and decent Americans want right now is more of their monstrous obstruction.

But, they can't help themselves and are Hell bent on taking the country down with them.

Their attitude seems to be that if they can't have it, nobody can.

Karin said...

"...gruff laughter..."

OMB, what a simple twit!!...well,really, as usual, just Evan posing as an admiring female.

He does that a lot since his wife left him for a sane person.

Anonymous said...

Notice how they call me names?

Though imperfect, I'm a contributing member of society--a family person, a taxpayer, a charitable giver, a person of honor who lives right most of the time.

They take good--imperfect though I am, I am good by the grace of God--and make it evil. They must mock and denounce what's transparent in me, which comes across as honest and maybe, a bit naive. They call it "simple" and a "twit".

I call it a person struggling to pursue a life which brings more good than evil.

Once again, point proven.

ludi said...

Do I hear a wingbat whining?...that's sooo fun.

Here's another Obama-hating, wingnut, cop murderer trying to do good in wingnut fashion:
Okaloosa County, Florida.

On Sunday, lawmen still were investigating why Joshua Cartwright, a 28-year-old U.S. Army Reserve soldier with a history of violence, killed Okaloosa County sheriff's deputies Burt Lopez and Warren "Skip" York at a gun range in Crestview.

A few minutes after he killed the deputies, Cartwright was himself killed in a shootout with lawmen in DeFuniak Springs [...]

An offense report filed against Cartwright the day he died outlines an angry husband who threatened his wife, kept guns and knives on hand, was "severely disturbed" that Barack Obama had been elected president, and believed the U.S. government was conspiring against him.

Another murderous, Glenn Beck-style winger, thinking the government was conspiring to take away his guns.

Anonymous said...

Sanctimonious, passive-aggressive, little twit, isn't she? God, what a sick pack.

Anonymous said...

The verbal darts multiply as one gets closer to truth, reason and logic.

They cannot explain the enormous logical failure of claiming that waterboarding is reprehensible torture for terrorists, but just punishment for me--a law-abiding citizen. They believe waterboarding must be prosecuted because it violates the "letter of the law". The law is mere convenience for them. Many Liberals would gladly waterboard me, or perhaps sterilize me against my will, as suggested above, for my "crime" of disagreeing with them.


So much for their cherished 'rights' and free speech. Free speech, which they hide behind so they can sling darts, is a right only allowed fellow Liberals, according to them.

When provoked, Liberals respond by suggesting the very things they pretend to despise. Did I come here to "passive-aggressively" taunt them? No, I came to express my agreement with Evan. They then denigrate and deride me so they can share a laugh. Derision is the ultimate hilarity for Liberals; they laugh at all the new ways they invent to mock people and tear them down. That is good to them, just as Evan said. Belittling those who disagree with them is honorable, funny, and good.

So why do I come back for more name-calling? Why not just let it go?

Because like Evan, I spent a few of my younger years thinking liberalism was the affiliation for people who cared. I considered myself a liberal because I mistakenly thought it was the affiliation of compassion.

Like Evan, I believe many liberals think the same thing. They aren't evil, just misled. They want good to prevail, and they believe liberalism is the best hope of that. The barest scratch under the surface proves the truth, as you see here. They can't stop themselves from name-calling even as they know it proves Evan's point. They cannot stop the "hate speech" their party wants to outlaw--but only, of course, when THEY declare the speech is hateful. And my speech is hateful simply because I disagree.

I returned to state my case on the off chance there might be one person reading who could see the workings of the Modern Liberal. The true Liberal mindset really does substitute evil, failed and wrong for good, successful and right. Everything Evan says is true.

(And I will save you the trouble: I know you don't want me or people like me in your camp. I know you're glad I left liberalism behind. So am I. On that we can agree.)

Evan, God bless you and keep speaking truth to those who would hear.

Klissie said...

Oh my yas...ewe are sooo right ewe wunnerful decent lil simpleton...Arlen Specter moved away from truth and decency in a huge way today, joining up with the party of evil...wh'evah will we gwine to do?

Soon the GOP will have only the most purest and decentest folks left in the whole wide world and we will be hated by all the immoral groups in the nation. Will we be able to survive?

K. said...

"They cannot explain the enormous logical failure of claiming that waterboarding is reprehensible torture for terrorists, but just punishment for me--a law-abiding citizen."

I can explain. You, as a monkey who likes torture for others, deserve it for yourself.

Anonymous said...

Hahahaha...it looks like someone left "the camp" today...along with the millions who preceded him...and the millions more who will follow his example.

BTW, why does Sayet feel he has to defend himself by posing as the simplest little cunt anyone has seen since that Kelly twat?

Tho thowwy we cowed him bad names...po, lil sicko.

Oh, I'm a converted GOP...everyone is moving away from that evil shit.

Karin said...

Conservative Steve Chapman explains why decent people are leaving the GOP..quite simply, it's the party of monsters...

Steve Chapman: That's why so many people endorse inhumane methods while disregarding any evidence that suggests it is ineffective. Their hatred of our enemies has made them indifferent to civilized norms. They want to see our enemies suffer hideously regardless of whether that enhances or degrades our security. The point of torture is torture. It is not a means to an end. It is the end itself.

just shoot yerselves, elves, she said...

In the latest Washington Post/ABC news poll, only 21 percent of respondents self-identified as Republicans -- down four more points in just one month and the lowest in 25 years.

About twice as many now regard themselves as Independents, indicating that Republicans are, as a "shrinking entity" of social class (as John McCain's former fight manager put it), the new pariahs from whom normal folk uneasily inch themselves away on the nation's political benches.

HeidiMarie said...

Socialism Flying High:

Farewell, "the American Century"
Andrew J. Bacevich,
"In a recent column, The Washington Post's Richard Cohen wrote, 'What Henry Luce called "the American Century" is over.' Cohen is right. All that remains is to drive a stake through the heart of Luce's pernicious creation, lest it come back to life. This promises to take some doing."



UAW to Get 55 Percent Ownership in Chrysler for Concessions
The Associated Press: "The United Auto Workers union will own 55 percent of a restructured Chrysler LLC and its retiree health care trust will get a seat on the board of directors if union members vote to approve contract concessions later this week."

Why We Need to Act on Equal Pay Day
The Humboldt Times-Standard: "Tuesday, April 28, is Equal Pay Day, the day when people around the country recognize the wage gap between working women and men, and offer remedies to address pay inequity."


President Obama Wants Government to Be Primary Financier of Student Loans

The New York Daily News: "President Obama said Friday he wants to end a federally subsidized student loan program using private lenders and restore the government's role as the primary financier for college educations."

...since KKKapitalism brings us this amongst other disasters:

Climate Change Hitting Entire Arctic Ecosystem
http://www.truthout.org/042809EA
John Vidal, The Guardian UK: "Levels of summer sea ice in the Arctic have drastically reduced since 2005. Extensive climate change is now affecting every form of life in the Arctic, according to a major new assessment by international polar scientists."

larry Blivins said...

I just wish we still had the Katrina people around to take care of this swine flu thing. That would take care of the overpopulation problem.

LB said...

Twenty...hahahahahahahahhaahhhargh...one perfucking hahahahaha cent.

So few decent and gooood Americans left, it seems.

Damn few...hahahahahahahahaha

Larry noticed said...

Anonymous said...
"Notice how they call me names?"

Uh, yeah, bitch...I did.

gyneco said...

Hoot-Smalley...
hahahahahahahahahahaharrrrghaha

Really, these dumb motherfuckers are too stupid to believe.

Now, they've got two of the stupidest twats in America representing them...hahahahahahahahahaaaa and the dumb piece of shit thought it was passed by FDR!!!!

FJ said...

Kawania che Keekeru!

Anonymous said...

Well, I checked that out...looooong, pointless...plain weird.

Anonymous said...

I am not a psychiatrist but I think the Bush/Cheney/Rummy love of torture
is simply because they don’t have sons and were cowardly service evaders. Thus to prove their manhood they over compensate by torturing.

Most think though that it's sexual.
A NeoCons need torture screams to get his penis hard.

You know they videotaped everything and Bush & Cheney
kept the best 100 or so tapes so they can get the occasional sexual release

Sodom of the west said...

liberal nitwits would have done extremly well in the citys of Sodom and Ganorra, two citys full of twisted perverts like you assholes trolls and Barney Frank would be in heaven there. It would decades before he was done "knowing" all those men and young boys and you talk about priests and Craig and vitter!!

Only the conservative medias have the right perspective on the news.
Liberal medias is a synonym for the blowhard news.
So while the conservative medias fight to educate people everwhere, we will just have to carry the dead weight of the stupid ones like you until you die off which you willd o soon with your gay marriage supporting no children.
So do us a favor; go out and smoke another cigarette, or even a whole pack.

As Evans says you are crazy and evil even if you dont know it.

Lance Corporal said...

Big deal so Obomit cuts up tea baggers? Well isnt that a shame he is so worried about the esculation of pissed off Americans? See the idiot in the WH has a very sick low self esteem just like Clinton, they have a twisted need tobe loved and pampered cuz their mammas rejected them so they could sleep around with low life basterds and fat woman in the ovul office. Obomit doesnt like when somebody is against him but that is too bad. Wait for July 4th tea parties. The tea parties are happening weakly in communties but those important dates we will have them the same day. You KKKommy Kreeps have obsessions over POLLS ..Ya all must run a fucking poll every hour on the hour, you soft cocked liberals do need a pat on your back to make you feel better. If the prick bastard was doing so good you wouldnt have to take an on the hour poll. IDIOTS YOU ALL ARE !
When we get it back and WE WILL GET IT BACK....YOU WILL ALL PAY BY BEING FORCEFEED TO LIVE A RIGHT WING AGENDA. LONG LIVED EVAN SAYET

It's the Party of Hate, Joe said...

Scarborough to Republicans: ‘Drop the hate’

Former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough is disturbed by the hatred he is hearing from some members of his own party and has taken it upon himself to urge them to tone things down.

Scarborough said, “We need to be conservative, but we can’t scare little kids.” On his own MSNBC program the next day, he emphasized again, “They’ve got to drop the hate.”

“If you know you’re right, then why be angry?” Scarborough asked calmly. “I do a radio show, and a lot of callers that call in expect me to scream and yell and say I hate President Obama. Being against his policies, for some reason with a lot of people in the base that’s not enough. They want you to hate the man.”

Columnist Mike Barnacle supported Scarborough’s point. “You can be agreeably disagreeable, but it’s unlike the base of the Republican party, which I now think is talk radio,” he stated. “It’s not that they disagree with President Obama. It’s that he’s a socialist, he’s this, he’s that — and the vitriol that pours out over the airwaves is just stunning. It is so off the margin, so unlike the way most normal Americans live.”

“If you’re mature enough,” Scarborough continued,” you realize Barack Obama doesn’t hate America, I don’t hate America — we just have different views of how to make America a better place And if you look at history over 250 years, that’s worked out pretty well.”


The hatred goes back to the 90s, and that Newt Gingrich was the first Republican leader for whom it was “not enough to defeat the Democrats — he had to demonize and destroy them personally. And it became infectious.”

Anonymous said...

Wow! The violence and hatefulness of these wingbats is frightening.

Name calling and hatred is all they've got.

WBoyd said...

Mr. Sayet, most of the vile crap that has been left on your site comes from a wacko job AVEMaria who posts on Fox DC.
Ive blogged with her for almost two years, so I recognize her B.S style.
You have had perfect in site.
Brilliant! So just to piss the bitch off Ill post your Video on my Blog.
Boyd

RikeWatch said...

Checked out "Boyd's" blog...it's basically non-existent...like the entire remnants of the reich are now.


What do you expect from a peabrain who writes "sentences" like this:

"You have had perfect in site."

WBoyd said...

Well thank you rikewatch, I guess I have a page on blogger, who knew? But I don't post with obtuse zit poppers like yourself.
Umm, since your into corrections RIKE? is REICH, but I suppose you wouldn't know that, being an outcome based child.
We're you a partial birth abortion survivor? Remember! It's never to late to fix a mistake.
But you will be happy to know you made Sayet's argument for him. Keep up the good work. (BIG SMILE NOW!)

KeenKid said...

"...like the entire remnants of the reich are now."

Duuuh, dint ewe see that? I guess Rike do no how spel it, peabrain.

Now, let me fix the illiterate wingbat up:

Umm, since your ...haha, would that be you're?... into corrections (,) RIKE? (comma?...what a simp) is REICH, but I suppose you wouldn't know that, being an outcome based child.(gee, seems he did know that)
We're (haha, again...this maroon is a gem...did it mean were?) you a partial birth abortion survivor? Remember! It's never to (too) late to fix a mistake. (It is too late for you...the abortion opportunity has come and gone.)
But (,) you will be happy to know you made Sayet's argument for him.

He thinks Sayet made an argument!!!

WBoyd said...

Hey! Look! We have another that can use spell check! Wow the intellect is amazing. LOL You guys are hours of entertainment. Please continue. The entire class is ROLLING in laughter. KEEN KID what a cute name for a non discriminate thinker. LOL
So why do all of you hate Jews?
Oh! Must be Obama's community collage kids.(giggle)

Anonymous said...

Denver Jewish Examiner Gallup Poll: American, Israeli Jews overwhelmingly support Obama
May 6, 8:08 AM

Two new polls released this week show that the approval ratings of Obama’s first 100 days in office amongst US Jews is a whopping 79%, while 60% of Israeli’s said they had either a "somewhat favorable" or "very favorable" opinion of Obama.

The 79% of US Jews that support Obama was second only to US Muslims, who said they support him at an 85% clip. Interestingly, 73% of those who claimed to be atheist or agnostic approve of Obama’s job thus far, while the group that gave him the lowest approval ratings was Mormon’s at a 45% number.

The polls, done by Gallup Poll and the ADL respectively, can be viewed in two very different ways. First, these polls further prove the link between Jews and Liberalism. Domestically, American Jews have always supported the Liberal cause in great numbers.

Many of the causes that the modern Democratic Party has championed are also causes that Jews feel strongly about. Supporting the lower class, universal healthcare, and equal rights for everyone are causes many Jews have been defending for generations. So, it is no surprise that American Jews are supporting Obama because he certainly toes the party line in terms of his commitment to his liberal ideals.

Of course, Israeli Jews have the same fundamental ethics as American Jews and they see that Obama has the potential to bring a positive change into the world. Their support for Obama transcends his actual policies and reflects on what the man stands for: progress, equality, and, in his own infamous words, hope.

A different way to look at these polls is that Jews may be blindly supporting a man who may very well be exacerbating an already tenuous situation in the Middle East. Many political pundits, including former US House Speaker Newt Gingrich, are concerned with Obama’s policy with Iran. Gingrich, looking especially Elfish in a green striped tie, called Obama's program of engagement on Iran a "fantasy," and his Middle East policies "very dangerous for Israel." He said Obama’s approach to the Middle East is "the clearest adoption of weakness since Jimmy Carter."

Any time a president’s international policy is compared to Jimmy Carter's, even if it is by Newt, there has to be some cause for concern.

In my opinion it is still too early to judge Obama either way in regards to his Middle East policy. But even if it turns out he’s not the staunchest supporter of Israel, which seems to me a very real possibility considering his non-committal rhetoric and his obvious attempts to appease the Muslim world, Jews must make a decision.

Either Jews support him based on what he stands for and hope for the best in terms of the future of Israel, or they speak out against him in the belief that Israel is ultimately the most important thing for Jews and Obama represents a great risk to its future.

It looks like Jews in the US and Israel have decided which side they are going to take. And it’s the same side we’ve always taken.

Anonymous said...

Gaps Appear in G.O.P. Solidarity
CARL HULSE
Published: May 9, 2009
WASHINGTON — After being stingy with their support in the early days of the Obama administration, significant numbers of House Republicans have begun breaking from their party leaders and voting for legislation moving through the Democratic-led Congress.

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Scores of House Republicans joined Democrats in recent days in pushing through measures meant to rein in credit card companies, increase federal resources to pursue financial fraud and crack down on predatory housing lenders — all legislation opposed by top House Republicans. On the credit card and financial fraud bills, only a minority of Republicans ended up opposing them.

“It is hard to say we shouldn’t put in more stringent standards on mortgage lending, given what has happened in the past,” said Representative Mike Simpson, an Idaho Republican who backed all three measures.

Democrats say the fracturing suggests that rank-and-file Republicans are growing nervous about their leadership’s near-blanket opposition to the agenda that Congressional Democrats and President Obama are pursuing, particularly on measures that have obvious popular appeal.

“Look at credit cards,” said Representative Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. “A good number of Republicans understand this is something important to voters and consumers. If you are getting ripped off by a credit card company, it doesn’t matter if you are Democratic, Republican or independent.”

House Republicans say they are picking their battles, and they demonstrated remarkable unity this year on the most crucial legislation — the president’s economic stimulus bill and the budget — for which there were no defections. They also expect to close ranks if Democrats move forward with energy and health care bills they find objectionable.

“There is a truism in baseball and in Congress,” said Representative Mike Pence of Indiana, the No. 3 House Republican, who opposed the lending, financial fraud and credit card measures. “You can’t swing at every pitch. But where we think the interests of the American people require a strong unified opposition, we let our membership know that and we have a high degree of success.”

Other Republicans say the credit card, mortgage and fraud bills may be popular but are not the sort of high-profile initiatives that will define the party, which is trying to emphasize its stances on national security and fiscal issues.

“On the biggest issues, like the wasteful, trillion-dollar ‘stimulus’ spending plan or the Democrats’ fiscally irresponsible budget, House Republicans have stood together and sent a clear and unified message that America deserves better,” Michael Steel, a spokesman for Representative John A. Boehner of Ohio, the Republican leader, said in a statement. “On other issues, unsurprisingly, there are healthy differences of opinion, and that is reflected in the vote on various bills.”

The Republican willingness to join with Democrats on some legislation has come gradually but does suggest that the notion of bipartisanship is not the mirage some have declared it to be. If the trend continues, it could become problematic for the Republican leadership, especially if it is interpreted as a lack of confidence in the party’s opposition stance.

In January, just three House Republicans were willing to side with Democrats in approving a measure giving women more opportunity to sue over pay discrimination, even when it was evident that the bill would be the first signed by Mr. Obama. Forty Republicans backed a children’s health measure that had become a major theme of Democrats after two vetoes during the Bush administration.

Then came the total Republican rejection of the stimulus measure, which surprised both the administration and Congressional Democrats, who had calculated that some House Republicans would be motivated to support the $787 billion measure that funneled money to states and communities.

But in the aftermath of that vote, rank-and-file Republicans have shown some desire to join Democrats behind bills. Thirty-eight House Republicans voted for a broad public lands bill that set aside millions of acres, 70 supported a national service bill and 70 supported new Food and Drug Administration curbs on tobacco.

In recent days, 105 of the 178 House Republicans backed the credit card bill, and 117 the financial fraud bill. The mortgage legislation drew 60 Republican votes despite opposition by the top three Republican leaders and the senior Republican on the banking committee, who said it would make it more difficult for qualified homebuyers to get loans.

Republicans who have found themselves splitting from their leaders say that they are making choices based on policy and that they have come under no pressure to stick with the party.

“There are things in those bills that some of us consider to be important,” said Representative Dan Lungren, a California Republican who backed the credit card, fraud and lending measures. “There has not been any strong condemnation or any strong sense of obligation imposed on members on these things. On the stimulus package and the budget, that was different.”

More consensus legislation could be on its away; a major Pentagon purchasing overhaul passed the Senate unanimously last week and sped through a House committee without opposition.

Not all measures are bridging the partisan divide; a hate crimes bill that passed the House this month drew support from only 18 Republicans. But in other instances, some Republicans are finding common ground with Democrats.

“There are just some issues that I agree with them on,” said Mr. Simpson, of Idaho. “I thought that credit card bill was a good vote, quite frankly.”

WBoyd said...

I see conservatives are just bowing to Obama's Greatness? LOL You kids just make this crap up? Wow we're do you guy's find this crap, HUFFINGTON? OMG Stop drinking the Kool Aid!

KarinHall said...

"We're do you find it?"

OMG, another priceless moron to kick around. We're do they all come from? It thinks spell check does punctuation.

Maybe it is visiting here from a "collage."

And, apparently, it thinks the GOP won the election, and that Obama's numbers are not in the stratosphere...well, that's the view it has from the toilet.

LibGal said...

What's the deal with this poor, weak, illiterate wingbat...doesn't he know it's spelled BoidShit, not BoydShit? Anyway, it has to believe the GOP reps are not voting with the Dems in order to stay out of the asylum.

This will send him there, anyway:

Gallup: Party ID And Future Voters

Gallup has run a series of polls that complement what we already know: no one wants to be a Republican.

No gain for the GOP in any of this despite their "just say no" philosophy. And the details are rather grim for the GOP if you look to future growth:

Republicans Face Steep Uphill Climb Among Women

Men increasingly identifying as independents, drifting away from GOP.

The percentage of men identifying as independents has grown, and independent men have outnumbered Republican men for the last two years running. Over this time, Republican identification among men has largely been on par with Democratic support, a clear negative sign for the GOP given the solid support the Democratic Party has among women.

Although Democrats currently enjoy a party identification advantage over Republicans among Americans at every age between 18 to 85, the Democrats' greatest advantages come among those in their 20s and baby boomers in their late 40s and 50s. There's simply no evidence that the asinine approach to governance currently being pushed by Republicans (aka 'just say no") is working with anyone other than their brain-dead base (and a few pundits who can't interpret either polls or election results.) But hey, it's a free country. If they want to be the party of Terri Schiavo fundamentalist, anti-science, anti-evolution, "just say no" dinosaurs, more power to them.

Nate Silver also peeks at the age thing via Gallup's data, and finds Bush to be the albatross around the GOP's neck that we saw during the election:

George Bush's disastrous job approval remains the albatross around McCain's neck. No one will vote for anyone associated with him. This joins CBS (22 approval) as the lowest ranking yet, putting Bush squarely in Nixon-Truman territory. The implications at the Congressional level are obvious.

The fact of the matter is they still haven't come to terms with how much being in the pocket of the social conservatives have hurt them with the majority of the American people (see the attention Sarah Palin still gets despite being the other disaster in 2008 besides Bush - 60% thought her not qualified for president in the 2008 exit polls, something the media forgets.) Until they do, they'll never be the majority party again in anyone's lifetime. But that's their problem. For the rest of us, no one wants to be a Republican, and they aren't going anywhere nationally, no matter how hard it is for the DC pundits, accustomed to Republican rule, to accept

WBoyd said...

Good morning Liberals,
First, allow me to be fair. You are not dealing with a singular person posting under this name.
This is for lack of a better term...a bet so to speak. Though, none of us made any antagonistic remarks, initially, quite simply, we praised Mr. Sayet for his incites. Oddly we have been attacked.
Not well I might add.
Though, all of you profess to be intellectually superior, you do it with fragmented sentences and hanging participles. Yet still before a winner is declared among our happy group made up of both view’s, it has been agreed, all of you will be given a chance, in a purely non antagonistic way, to make a con case against Mr.Sayet's argument.
He makes a very compelling case. Frankly, thus far, you have only lent credence to his argument.
We are not interested in propaganda or attacks; we simple are interested in counter views.
If you wish, review his video and address it, point to point?
So far out of six sites we have not had any to rise to the challenge. What started as a friendly bet, among colleges, is forcing me to reevaluate my own views. For so far, the Democrat’s that I support seem to not have any substance behind them. The rest have agreed to me posting this, simple because the results have been over whelming on the side of Mr. Sayet’s argument. It would appear, that none of you are capable of making such a case. Though at least one did try.
Now, the computer geek amongst us, tells us that at least two comments ping to the same address, we are curious, to see if there is one among you, who can make a counter case. Thus far, all cases on all sites, seem persistent in portraying “The Modern Liberal” as a hateful, violent, irrational, condescending, pseudo intellect.
If none amongst you can make an intelligent case, then might we suggest you also reevaluate your position? A truly intelligent person is always reevaluating and searching for the current truth. It is obtuse and myopic to proceed with views, which are unsustainable intellectually. Though none of you may find all Mr. Sayet’s views of substance, the trick is to find what truths, which do make sense intellectually, and discard the rest. Though you may not agree with his presumptions, he does make a tantalizing premises that we as a culture and movement, have moved away from following, what true liberalism has been always made of, and that is, “good, right, and successful”.
It has been the cornerstone of liberal thought, dating back to Socrates, and followed though the course of mankind to the framers of the U.S. Constitution.
See this country was quite literally founded by true liberals. So I think it befuddles Mr. Sayet as well as others, and myself; the positions so called liberals today take. Your comments, though a small representation, of liberalism, has always been the thought that “the correct” is based in common sense. This has always been liberalisms strength, to depart fascism and oppression with clarity of the truth.
For as it is said in the Bible “And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.” [John 8:32]
We await your response.

Larry Blivins said...

"We...?" So, every one of you is a weirdo illiterate with a schizo's strange sentence structure who does not know how to spell insight (first it's in site, now incite...too fucking funny) and who think colleague is spelled college and college is spelled collage. As for Psychet's position, it is so grotesquely demented that no one can take it very seriously, especially after the circus conservatism has given us these last few years and has, indeed, for decades.

Put out one of his "points" at a time, and maybe you'll find someone who will be willing to punt it up your ass for kicks, so to speak. I doubt anyone wants to actually watch the crackpot give a long winded speech to his fellow --and very few -- remaining morons.

WBoyd said...

Larry? Is it? LOL.
Dazzling! Larry know how to use MS Word! Wow! scezo? is that even a word. No wonder he speaks stange to you. So Larry, aside from your muti screen named babbling.
Do you have anything substantive to say. OH Tell us? Enlighten us with something other than your use of spell check.
(LOL BB your wasting your time with these post pubescent retards)

Anonymous said...

This poor guy seems to write in such a panic that he can't get all the letters in...and he imagines the typically highly intelligent liberal needs spell check to see what a moron he is. Then he wants something substantive! Does he mean something like the reich's current big policy initiative...whining about Obama's choice of hamburger condiments. Hey, BoidShit, tell us what dumb ass reicho position you want to defend today.

Anonymous said...

BB? Does he mean BB brain?

LibGal said...

These guys are actually FUNNY...as opposed to the lame shit that put Sayet's career in the toilet:

Arab-American comedians break the funny barrier

Arab-American comedian Baha Khalil recalls the violent discipline meted out by his parents -- then laughs his head off.

Dad beat him with a belt, but mum had more typically Palestinian methods.

"My mother was throwing slippers at me," Khalil grinned, adding deadpan: "Palestinians like to throw things. Rocks, slippers..."

Perhaps the only thing trickier than being an Arab-American in the post-9/11 world is being an Arab-American comedian. And their numbers are growing.

This Sunday saw the start of New York's sixth annual Arab-American Comedy Festival and Khalil, a 28-year-old computer engineer, was one of two amateurs invited, for the first time, to join the pros on stage.

They were chosen Wednesday at a competition christened, tongue in cheek, "Arabian Idol," and held at a backstreet studio on the southern tip of Manhattan.

Battling for laughs in front of friends and those too nervous to compete, nine young Arab New Yorkers revealed the funny -- even painfully funny -- side of life.

Favorites included parent and grandmother jokes, airport security gags, and edgy, sometimes crude riffs on the complexity of being both American and Arab.

Khalil recalled the traditional ululating women at New York weddings, sounding "like my old Nissan alarm."

Another Idol hopeful drew raucous and knowing laughter as he impersonated his mother's approaching footsteps, heralding a new beating or mouth washing.

Tahani Zahrey, 18, a first-year university student dressed in tight and trendy black, described the difficulties of being an Arab vegetarian. "It's like coming out of the closet as a gay man."

Meanwhile, the second winner of a festival spot, Zaynab Asaadi, quipped that Westerners' alarm at her headscarf made her feel a different sort of freak. "We're like Ninjas."

After years on the sidelines, Arab-American jokesters are finally gaining acceptance, festival co-founder Dean Obeidallah says.

Americans "didn't even think Arabs could be funny, like genetically we lacked the capability," he told AFP. "I can't tell you how many times I was asked 'are you really an Arab?' at shows."

That's changed and, more than seven years from the 2001 terrorist attacks against New York and Washington, so have the jokes.

"It's moving from political to ethnic," said Obeidallah, sporting a green T-shirt marked "OBAMA."

"As we get further from 9/11, it's becoming more an unapologetic celebration."

Obeidallah, 39, and the other festival founder, Maysoon Zayid, 33, are accomplished comedians.

Much of their advice to the young hopefuls consisted of basic professional tips: use open-mike nights to win stage-time, study every word of jokes that seem to work, and practice, practice, practice.

But Zayid also addressed sensitive topics.

Like how, in an ultra-traditional family, do you break the news that you're doing stand-up comedy?

"I didn't tell them," Zayid joked. "I did it enough so that I was out of house and they thought I was stripping. Then I told them."

Zayid and Obeidallah, who have performed throughout the Middle East, including Palestinian towns like Ramallah and Bethlehem, encouraged would-be comedians to tackle political issues -- but not to rant.

"Anger is great for comedy," Zayid said. "Comedy is a great platform to make a statement. But if you aren't funny, it doesn't work."

Zahrey, the fashionably dressed teenaged vegetarian, said after the try-out that comedy made her feel liberated.

"It's the best way to get my voice out. You can be yourself, you can wear what you want and say what you want. There are no rules," she said.

Laila Agrebi, 29, who works for a travel company, said the absurdity of comedy brought sense to her life.

"You get confused here because you have two cultures," she said. "It's a good way to clear the confusion, or not to clear the confusion but to say -- that's how it is."

LG said...

Top 10 Racist Rush Limbaugh Quotes

1. I mean, let’s face it, we didn’t have slavery in this country for over 100 years because it was a bad thing. Quite the opposite: slavery built the South. I’m not saying we should bring it back; I’m just saying it had its merits. For one thing, the streets were safer after dark.

Okay Rush, slavery was not a good thing for the millions of African Americans who were enslaved, raped and beaten. The streets weren’t at all safe for African Americans. Slavery not a bad thing? Someone should put Rush on a plantation for him to see how great it is. Keep on fear and race mongering Rush, you might get to Goebels status.

2. You know who deserves a posthumous Medal of Honor? James Earl Ray [the confessed assassin of Martin Luther King]. We miss you, James. Godspeed.

Martin Luther King is a national hero, not a black hero. Everybody in the United States celebrates his birthday, children are taught to look up to him as a hero in school. He’s earned the respect and admiration of the world and you believe the man who killed him was a hero? This is beyond racist. This is evil, mean spirited, subhuman. Praising the assassin of one of our great American heroes is beyond the scope of regular racism.

3. Have you ever noticed how all composite pictures of wanted criminals resemble Jesse Jackson?

No but I’ve noticed that all racist bigots think like Rush Limbaugh. Comparing a respected black politician and minister to common criminals is Jim Crow racism. Maybe all black people look alike to him, but I’ve never seen a picture of a wanted criminal that looks like Jesse Jackson. A serial killer that looks like Rush Limbaugh on the other hand.

John Wayne Gacy





4. Right. So you go into Darfur and you go into South Africa, you get rid of the white government there. You put sanctions on them. You stand behind Nelson Mandela — who was bankrolled by communists for a time, had the support of certain communist leaders. You go to Ethiopia. You do the same thing.

The communist connection is an old way of dealing with black leaders. They used it on Martin Luther King, they’re using it on Barack Obama and Limbaugh used it on Nelson Mandela. By siding with the racist apartheid regime over a world-wide symbol of peace and freedom, Limbaugh has shown he’s a global racist.

5. Look, let me put it to you this way: the NFL all too often looks like a game between the Bloods and the Crips without any weapons. There, I said it.

Limbaugh is once again fear mongering and race baiting by associating professional black athletes with criminals and gangmembers. He continues the fear mongering association of good, decent, hard working African Americans as criminals.

6. The NAACP should have riot rehearsal. They should get a liquor store and practice robberies.

Now Limbaugh is saying that an organization with a storied tradition of representing the positive black people for change in their communities are criminals and rioters. An organization that has been represented by intelligent professional African Americans, that has played a part in the Civil Rights movement and continues to be an intelligent, concerned voice for the African American community is degraded to common criminals. There you go Rush. Keep racism alive!!!!

7. They’re 12 percent of the population. Who the hell cares?

Decent human beings care Rush. Someone out of that 12% may just become President of the United States. Not caring about black people? Even George Bush wouldn’t admit to that.

8. Take that bone out of your nose and call me back(to an African American female caller).

Okay Rush that’s classy. The old African bone in the nose stereotype. Wasn’t funny when the racist white school kids called the black kids that and it’s definitely not funny when a grown man with audience of millions of easily influenced dittoheads says it either.

9. I think the media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well. They’re interested in black coaches and black quarterbacks doing well. I think there’s a little hope invested in McNabb and he got a lot of credit for the performance of his team that he really didn’t deserve.

I wasn’t super offended by this, the whole black quarterback/coach thing has been going on for years in sports, but the quote was so offensive that Retired General Wesley Clarke said:

There can be no excuse for such statements. Mr. Limbaugh has the right to say whatever he wants, but ABC and ESPN have no obligation to sponsor such hateful and ignorant speech. Mr. Limbaugh should be fired immediately.

When a respected, retired general condemns the statement of a sportscaster, you know he’s gone too far.

10. Limbaugh attacks on Obama. Limbaugh has called Obama a ‘halfrican American’ has said that Obama was not black but Arab because Kenya is an Arab region, even though Arabs are less than one percent of Kenya. Since mainstream America has become more accepting of African-Americans, Limbaugh has decided to play against its new racial fears, Arabs and Muslims. Despite the fact Obama graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law school, Limbaugh has called him an ‘affirmative action candidate.’ Limbaugh even has repeatedly played a song on his radio show ‘Barack the Magic Negro’ using an antiquated Jim Crow era term for black a man who many Americans are supporting for president. Way to go Rush.

So Rush Limbaugh has managed to make racist attacks on four of the most admired and respected people of African descent in the past one hundred years, in Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, Colin Powell and Barack Obama. He has called for the assassin of Martin Luther King to be given a medal, and said slavery was a good thing. He has claimed that Joe the Plumber, who isn’t even a plumber is more important in this election than Colin Powell, a decorated military veteran who has served honorably in three administrations. How can the Republican party stand by this man and let their candidates appear on his show? Rush Limbaugh’s comments are so racist, they’re funny, in a Borat, Archie Bunker kind of way. What is not funny is the millions of dittoheads who listen to him, who take in and re-spout all the racist rhetoric that he spits. Limbaugh’s statements are echoed in the racist, angry Palin/McCain supporters who shout ‘kill him,’ ‘terrorist,’ ‘communist,’ ‘traitor,’ ’socialist’ and ‘off with his head.’

MetaVac said...

Quote of the Day

From Bill Schneider, CNN election guru and former senior fellow at the right-wing American Enterprise Institute:

"The Republicans aren't a party, they're a cult."


Well, today's GOP does seem to check most of the boxes in the International Cultic Studies Association's "Characteristics Associated with Cultic Groups." Except for this one: "The group is preoccupied with bringing in new members." That doesn't seem to be much of a priority for them these days.

WBoyd said...

WE WIN! Told ya Kay!They we're a bunch of fags from No Va and Canadaaaa!
LOL Pay up. NOT ONE SAID A DAMN THING! LMAO! Most of them are NOVA Com Col TARDS. Are you guy's reading this DROOOOOLLLLL!
(giggle) Oh common kiddies dazzle us more PLEASE! Wheres little Johnny! The Fag with his Starbucks cup. ROFLMAO!!! waa waaa Mommy and Daddy is making you get a JOB! OH too bad! Let us know how the pizza delivery goes kids.
God if you tards only knew who you had been insulting. giggle

Gyneco said...

A hyperactive freak trying to say something?

Check this...Cheney diced him in the Whitehouse; now, he's fingering him for torture:

Now Cheney Fingers Bush for Authorizing Torture
By: wigwam Sunday May 10, 2009 11:35 am 21
diggs
digg it
Per this HuffPo article:


Perhaps the most remarkable moment of the interview, however, came when Cheney was asked if President Bush himself had signed off on the interrogation program. His response left the impression that Bush was brought into the loop only as a legal or political formality.

"I certainly have every reason to believe that he knew a great deal about the program," he said. "He basically authorized it. I mean, this was a presidential level decision. And the decision went to the president. He signed off on it."

WBoyd said...

THE HUFFINGTON POST?!! LMAO!
Your kidding right?
And you posted it like some moron who THOUGHT you we're saying something? ROFLMAO!
Silly Rabbit

WBoyd said...

TM Fine, you guy's win. But I would ask that the guy's refrain, with them, in the future. They will never learn with the name calling.
It is so beneath all of you. The point has been made already. I'm done with it.

RikeWatch said...

Cheney interview could be used against him in court

In an appearance Sunday on Face the Nation, former Vice President Dick Cheney repeated his call for the release of CIA memos that he says will prove the torture program was an “honorable approach” which saved American lives. Cheney also revealed that former President Bush “knew a great deal about the program — he basically authorized it.”

Cheney is “almost becoming the Martha Mitchell of this administration” — a reference to the wife of Watergate conspirator John Mitchell, who repeatedly called the press with revelations about the conspiracy in the Nixon White House.

“He’s making the legal case all the stronger for a criminal investigation and prosecution,” Turley explained. “He most certainly just supplied a critical block that would have been the subject of investigation. We now have almost the entire puzzle.”

Anything Cheney says in television interviews can be used against him in court and that even though Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is still insisting there may not be enough facts for a criminal investigation, “You got Dick Cheney saying, ‘Yeah, here’s how it went. The president knew about it, authorized it. I was all in favor of it. We did it.’”

“This whole focus on whether torture works is expressly prohibited as a defense,” Turley added. “That defense is considered the worst thing you could possibly say about a torture program. … It’s like saying, ‘I robbed a bank but I got away with it’ or ‘I used the money in a good way.’”

“What we have here is a very clear conspiracy to commit a war crime,” concluded Turley. “These people are not stupid. They just had no morals. … The people who committed it remain criminals.”

LibGal said...

Cheney, the gift that goes on giving...

Ventura Calls Cheney Coward, Torturer, Draft Dodger

On Larry King Live Jesse Ventura takes on the Bush administration chickenhawks and Rush Limbaugh, and defends Colin Powell. After being waterboarded himself in the SERE program, Ventura makes no bones about it. Waterboarding is torture. I'd like to see Hannity have Ventura on his show to debate the issue.

King's reaction to Ventura's straight talk on how terrible of a President W was is amusing. He's shocked...just shocked I tell you, that anyone would talk so badly about our former President.

KING: Joining us now, Jesse Ventura, former wrestler, former governor of Minnesota, former Navy SEAL, the author of "Don't Start The Revolution Without Me." That book is now out in paper back. Welcome to have you back, Jesse. There you see the cover of the book. How's Obama doing?

JESSE VENTURA, FMR. GOV. OF MINNESOTA: Too early to tell, Larry, really. In my opinion, George Bush is the worst president in my lifetime.

KING: Have an opinion, will you?

VENTURA: I will. I will. And he's the worst president in my lifetime. So Barack Obama, President Obama inherited something I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. You know? Two wars, an economy that's borderline depression. So it's far too early to judge him 100 days in. I think if you have me back about two years from now, I can give you a much better of how he's doing.

KING: He poked fun at himself at the White House correspondents' dinner Saturday night. Let's watch.

(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)

BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Finally, I believe that my next 100 days will be so successful I'll be able to complete them in 72 days. And on the 73rd day, I will rest.

(END VIDEO CLIP)

KING: He's very likable.

VENTURA: Oh, yes.

KING: Right?

VENTURA: Very intelligent, which is a change from our previous president.

KING: All right already with Bush.

VENTURA: No, I live in Mexico now, Larry. So I do a lot of reading. I don't watch much TV. This year's reading, I covered Bush's life. I covered Guantanamo and a few other subjects. And I'm very disturbed about it.

I'm bothered over Guantanamo because it seems we have created our own Hanoi Hilton. We can live with that? I have a problem. I will criticize President Obama on this level; it's a good thing I'm not president because I would prosecute every person that was involved in that torture. I would prosecute the people that did it. I would prosecute the people that ordered it. Because torture is against the law. KING: You were a Navy SEAL.

VENTURA: That's right. I was water boarded, so I know -- at SERE School, Survival Escape Resistance Evasion. It was a required school you had to go to prior to going into the combat zone, which in my era was Vietnam. All of us had to go there. We were all, in essence -- every one of us was water boarded. It is torture.

KING: What was it like?

VENTURA: It's drowning. It gives you the complete sensation that you are drowning. It is no good, because you -- I'll put it to you this way, you give me a water board, Dick Cheney and one hour, and I'll have him confess to the Sharon Tate murders.

KING: Even though you know it's not going to happen -- even though before it, you know you're not going to drown.

VENTURA: You don't know it. If it's -- if it's done wrong, you certainly could drown. You could swallow your tongue. You could do a whole bunch of stuff. If it's it done wrong or -- it's torture, Larry. It's torture.

[.....]

KING: A lot of things to go into, Jesse. What do you make of the Cheney/Limbaugh --

VENTURA: I don't have a lot of respect for Dick Cheney. Here's a guy who got five deferments from the Vietnam War. Clearly, he's a coward. He wouldn't go when it was his time to go. And now he is a chicken hawk. Now he is this big tough guy who wants this hardcore policy. And he's the guy that sanctioned all this torture by calling it enhanced interrogation.

KING: Do you think Rush Limbaugh's a better Republican than Colin Powell?

VENTURA: No, not at all. In fact, if you compare the two, let's look at Colin Powell, who's a war hero, who strapped it on for his country, and didn't run and hide.

KING: Twice.

VENTURA: And then you look at Dick Cheney who ran and hid. I have no respect for Dick Cheney. I have tremendous respect for General Powell.

ButtBone said...

look like you dun run dat weerdo troll outta hyah...good gwine

RikeWatch said...

Why is it that whenever someone rapes a child, that person has to register as a sex offender and is scrutinized
and reviled for the rest of his life, yet when child rape is carried out by soldiers under the auspices of a corrupt
government, they are regarded as heroes?

Apparently, child rape is only a heinous crime if you're not part of the Bush Administration,
a soldier carrying out their orders, a fat drugged up pig like Limbaugh, or a Catholic priest.

Anonymous said...

Rush Limbaugh was found dead tonight in his home of an apparent heart attack.

Preliminary results indicate a prescription drug overdose aggravated by Limbaugh's morbid obesity.
Several empty bottles of the prescription drugs Viagra and Oxycontin were found littering the scene.

Hundreds of bodies of dead and rotting dittoheads clutter the streets across the country
Notable deceased fans include Dick Armey, Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana and
Sen. John Ensign of Nevada, and former White House staffer Mary Matalin.

CORNBREAD said...

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Hahahahahah said...

the computer geek amongst us, tells us that at least two comments ping to the same address

Hahahahahah said...

Righhhhhhhhhhht.

Erik said...

Way to go Cornbread...only two troll comments sinse you scared those faggots shitless. time this place was clean up

RikeWatch said...

Why isn't that sick fuck, Sayet, volunteering to be waterboarded?

This is a conservative radio host who said, after only six or seven seconds of being waterboarded:

Look, all that's been done to this country, and I heard about water being dropped on someone's face, and I never considered it torture, even when I was laying there. I thought this was going to no big deal, I go swimming, it's going to be like being in the tub ... it was instantaneous. I thought I could hold out 30 seconds, 60 seconds. It was instantaneous and, and uh, I don't want to say this. I do not want to say this. Absolutely torture. Absolutely. I mean, that's drowning. When I was a kid, when I was a kid, I drowned. I drowned, yes. My brother pulled me out of this, out of this pool that I fell in and I had to be revived. And I remember the feeling and that, it is the feeling of drowning. [asked if he had had a flashback] Worse than that. I mean it was -- I thought I could hold out and it was instantaneous and horrific and I really -- look, I wouldn't have done this. If, if I knew it was going to be this bad, I would not have done it.

This video should be required viewing

La Bia said...

GOP fools have quit even trying. The few that are left are just out killing people now.

ytba said...

NO BOOTLEG, HERE'S THE REAL THING

ytba said...

RE: "Anonymous said...

Wow! The violence and hatefulness of these wingbats is frightening.

Name calling and hatred is all they've got.

7:01 PM"


...and meandering. Violent, hateful, and meandering. They always write the longest and most pointless diatribes. And they aren't as much frightening, as disgustingly pathetic. They have no knowledge of how to research anything, and they think that calling names constitutes a valid "argument." Hey, I can throw the ad hominems around with the best of them, but that's gotta be backed up by real facts, which they never have.

La Bia said...

Wow...ANOTHER wingding throwing out their asinine "fact" thing again.
That's sooo compelling. After the last eight years, anyone who likes facts has left the looney bin.

Meanwhile ---
this blog appears to be as dead as the rest of the reich. What's the deal Ytba...did the burial detail somehow miss your corpse?

Please correct that.

ytba said...

La Bia

Long on insults, short on facts. Typical Lefist bozo.

better dead than what you call "alive."

ytba said...

Some on the Left are realizing Obamba is a Fascist, though they apparently still can't tell their Left from their Right.

tork said...

haha...this is what remains of the right...does this poor dip know his mouth from his asshole?

boy he really laid out some "facts" didn't he?

Anonymous said...

"The effort to pass a constitutional amendment reaffirming marriage as being between a man and a woman only
is being undertaken strictly as a defense of marriage against the attempt to redefine it and, in the process, weaken it.
Marriage is an extremely important institution in this country and protecting it is, in my mind, worth the extraordinary
step of amending our constitution."
-- Sen. John Ensign (R-NV), Link


"I deeply regret and am very sorry for my actions."
-- Sen. John Ensign after he was caught screwing a female staffer, Link


The shocker here is that it was a woman.
When's the last time a Rethug was caught with a woman?

Anonymous said...

Does the Right Want a Civil War?
People are being shot dead at the rate of several per month now.
And it's figures on the Right that are putting the killers up to it.

Link

Excerpt:
Are you deliberately trying to start a civil war?

If your answer is yes, then stop this cowardly half-assed screwing around. You speak the language of war and honor;
but the honor code of the warriors you pretend to revere demands that you declare your intentions. If you really believe
that the only way to get the America you want is to negate a fair election, shred the Constitution, and violently cleanse
the country of everyone who doesn't agree with you, then man up and get on with it. If it's a shooting war you want,
do not doubt that there are plenty of progressives who will oblige you. If this goal is so important that you're really
willing to kill for it, please don't forget that you will also need to be willing to die for it. Because, like martyrs
Greg McKendry and Steven Johns proved, we are willing to do whatever is necessary to stop you.

If your answer is no, then you have just one other choice. Knock off the tantrums, grow up, rebuild your party,
come back to the table, and sit down and govern with us. (We know this will be a stretch, but we think some of you
are capable of it.) You will need to learn, many of you for the first time, to get your way as adults do -- without
fear-based politics, polarizing rhetoric, on-air threats against those who disagree with you, and repeating
outrageous lies in the face of stone facts and irrefutable evidence.

And stop feeding the crazies.


One thing for sure - the Right is extremely pissed off that "one of them" made it to the White House.

That's why they're talking secession - they can't stand "one of them" in control.
Some of these nuts would rather their childtren die than have a Black surgeon operate on them.

Url the Purl said...

Republican Hawk, Richard Armitage Says:
Obama conducting foreign policy ‘in a more intelligent way’ than Bush.
Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage spoke earlier this week at the Missouri Boys State, an event that was held on the campus of the University of Central Missouri. During the question and answer period, Armitage was asked about President Obama’s “softer force when dealing with other nations.” “Mr. Obama is in some ways presenting a much better face to the world. I wouldn’t call it a soft face, I’d call it a smart face,” Armitage replied. He then took a subtle dig at President Bush:

ARMITAGE: I think he’s using both our soft and hard power in a more intelligent way. [...] I think he’s using our power more intelligently. And using all the tools in our kit box now, in our tool box. Mr. Bush just used sanctions and force. And I think this gives us a better opportunity to prevail. What is soft power? It’s the ability to attract. You want to persuade, you want to attract them. Hard power is coercive. Well, force them to do something. If you can attract people I think it’s always better. It seems to last longer.

Earlier in the discussion, Armitage said he disagrees with Vice President Cheney’s criticism of the Obama administration adding that he should “pipe down.” “I think it’s unseemly,” Armitage said. Later, referring to Colin Powell’s criticism of Republican Party, Armitage said that Powell is just trying to get the GOP to stop acting “like a bunch of knuckleheads.”


Henry Kissinger Says:
Obama is handling the situation in Iran well.
In an interview with CNN yesterday, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) criticized President Obama’s approach to the turmoil in Iran, saying that he shouldn’t be concerned about being seen as “meddling” in Iran’s affairs. But on Fox News last night, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, noting that he was a McCain supporter, said that he thinks “the president has handled this well”:

KISSINGER: Well, you know, I was a McCain supporter and — but I think the president has handled this well. Anything that the United States says that puts us totally behind one of the contenders, behind Mousavi, would be a handicap for that person. And I think it’s the proper position to take that the people of Iran have to make that decision.
Of course, we have to state our fundamental convictions of freedom of speech, free elections, and I don’t see how President Obama could say less than he has, and even that is considered intolerable meddling. He has, after all, carefully stayed away from saying things that seem to support one side or the other. And I think it was the right thing to do because public support for the opposition would only be used by the — by Ahmadinejad — if I can ever learn his name properly — against Mousavi.

Boehner admits that stimulus will ‘create much-needed jobs.’
In the days before Congress voted on and President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) repeatedly derided the legislation as “generational theft,” and declared, “When it comes to slow-moving government spending programs, it’s clear that it doesn’t create the jobs.” But as Media Matters Action Fund notes, Boehner has changed his tune. In a little-noticed statement released Monday, Boehner highlighted the Obama administration’s recent order that the Ohio Department of Transportation redirect $57 million to shovel-ready projects. Boehner admitted that such stimulus projects do, in fact, “create much-needed jobs“:

The stated intent of the so-called stimulus package was to create jobs, and certainly a $57 million slush-fund studying projects did nothing to achieve that goal. With Ohio’s unemployment rate the highest it’s been in 25 years, I’m pleased that federal officials stepped in to order Ohio to use all of its construction dollars for shovel-ready projects that will create much-needed jobs.

MichaelSSEC said...

Thank you Evan for saying what some of us have been thinking for years, but never put together the way you have. Isn't it telling that the Left reviewed Professor Bloom's book in glowing terms even though he completely ripped them for ruining education? Liberals often applaud that which they simply do not understand. They'd rather be seen as possibly odd for applauding something that's crass than to admit they just don't get it.

BTW, I'm curious whether you've ever met Jonah Goldberg, what you think of his work, and if you've ever considered appearing together? I've heard him speak and he's quite entertaining.

Have a terrific weekend, and assuming you're a dad, have a Happy Father's Day as well!

MichaelSSEC said...

Wowie, this is amusing. I've been perusing some of the mental illness on parade in the comments here from your Liberal fan base. I'm guessing they're not up to the usual high standards of Liberal critics. Yknow, the real intellects like...Rosie O'Donnell.

One comment dishonestly claimed the Boston edition of the Tea Parties in April was a "mere" 500, or some small fraction of the overall population of the city. For one thing, that's a lie. I was there and the official estimate was roughly 1500. But deriding any number as a small fraction of the total population begs the question: does ANY political protest turn out a high percentage of the population? And in the Liberal headquarters of the most Liberal state in the country a turnout that large is an outright SCANDAL. Not only did the Boston rally turn out more than was dishonestly reported in the comment, but a mere 42 miles away in Worcester MA there was a second rally of another 1500. Gee, that's thousands of people protesting Liberal tax-n-spend government in the world headquarters of Liberalism. If that's not a scandal, then nothing is.

Anonymous said...

facts what a joke
how come these libs guys all sucks olbermans cock
he seems like a flaming homo fagaot ass fucker
I hear all you guys are fags
any lib is a horny liitle fag from what I hear

hoe about your by Obama....not going to good is it
suck dick you fagss!!!!!!!!!!
hahahahahahaha
obama sucks how funny

Anonymous said...

you're trolls are complet e fucking idiot....I was a democrat and now....NO way!

like Even Sayet I learn whch a lib can't do

report the damn news and btw Fox is number 1 for a reason

I hope MSNBC and the Newyork Times goes down in flams I know I m not the only one with this type of massage others are lik me to bad for you

"O"shit...wake up idiots while you dumb ases can

fuckin loosers!



IDIOTS! LOSE YOUR JOBS! "TILLER THE BABY KILLER" LMAO YOU IDIOTS ARE SO OUT THER

moose said...

Hi,how are you antamerican pussies trolls gonna feel when u lose the
senate,congresand the whitehouse because the
overeaching,corrupt,antiamerican liberal way that hates decency and love.Enjoy the short period
you be in control for.Get ready to bash the next administation like
you did the last.We would never bash a president like you.Only Obummah is not American.Oh and Tiller the baby killer is being aborted
repeatedly for eternity AS WILL ALL of You.Thank God the jury let him
walk...for about a couple of months....LMAO!Obama in't even smart
enough to pretend for 4 yr's his in the center so he'll be
reelected.So sorry,the county is CONSERVATIVE....LMAO!Liberals can't
even debate because there belief is so crooked and corrupt they have
no fact to even reference too that will back up there argument.Go FUCK
yourselves and get ready for a strong republican strengthhold,this
coming from a true independent.GO AMERICA and GO TRUTH!!! LIBERALS
WILL BE JUDGED,ENJOY THE FIERY ETERNAL DAMNATION....SUCKA

Perlmutter said...

Living in Glass Houses: The GOP's Own Man is Convicted of Voter Registration Fraud

The McCain-Palin campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) spent the better part of the fall screaming about alleged "voter registration fraud," and to this day the GOP and the right-wing media machine continue to raise the specter of voter registration shenanigans that are somehow undermining the integrity of American elections. Now, after months of reckless invective and fruitless investigations, incontrovertible facts have been admitted in court, and someone has finally been convicted of voter registration fraud.

Fraud did take place in the 2008 election--conducted for, and paid for by, the Republican Party.

The Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday evening that Mark Anthony Jacoby, owner of a for-profit group called Young Political Majors (YPM), pled guilty to voter registration fraud in Los Angeles. Brad Freidman of the BradBlog has been keeping tabs on Jacoby for months, and wrote yesterday:


"Jacoby and Young Political Majors were hired by the California Republican Party to head up their voter registration efforts in the state. Jacoby had been arrested for Voter Registration Fraud last October, smack dab during the media's orgasmic heights of last year's phony GOP ACORN "Voter Fraud" hoax, even as Fox "News" (and the other news outlets who similarly fell for the scam) were going wall-to-wall with their unsupported insinuations about voter fraud by ACORN, Democrats and Obama."
Jacoby's YPM firm has been the go-to operation for GOP registration and petition drives in several states. In 2008 the California Republican Party hired YPM to register tens of thousands of voters, paying $7-12 for every Californian they registered as a member of the GOP, according to the Los Angeles Times last fall. "Jacoby's arrest ...came after dozens of voters said they were duped into registering as Republicans by people employed by YPM. The voters said YPM workers tricked them by saying they were signing a petition to toughen penalties against child molesters."

According to the Times, "YPM has been accused of using bait-and-switch tactics across the country. Election officials and lawmakers have launched investigations into the activities of YPM workers in Florida and Massachusetts. In Arizona, the firm was recently a defendant in a civil rights
lawsuit." (In what was perhaps an attempt to define "irony" for the press, the state GOP issued a statement last fall calling the charges against Jacoby "politically motivated.")

Jacoby pled guilty Tuesday to personally lying on his voter registration forms to register at phony addresses in order to collect petitions. (California law requires petitioners to be qualified voters.) The Associated Press reports that, according to the District Attorney's Office, "two felony counts of perjury and one felony count of voter registration fraud were dismissed under the deal." Jacoby was sentenced to three-years probation and 30-days of community service.

Clearly, Jacoby's conviction and sentence amount to a slap on the wrist, and, if the widespread allegations of YPM's reprehensible tactics on behalf of the Republican Party are true, further investigation and prosecution is needed. If all the partisan pressure they've brought to bear to pursue baseless allegations of voter registration fraud elsewhere was anything more than political grandstanding, the GOP leaders should clearly turn their attention to putting their own house in order.

KarinHall said...

Right Wing Judge Impeached...typically attempts extorion:

The House of Representatives voted Friday to impeach a federal judge convicted of obstruction of justice while in office.


Judge Samuel Kent was the first federal judge to be charged with sexual crimes while in office.

U.S. District Judge Samuel B. Kent of Texas, appointed by G.W. Bush in 1990, pleaded guilty in February, admitting he lied to investigators about nonconsensual sexual contact with two employees in his courthouse. As part of a plea agreement, other counts alleging sexual misconduct were dropped.

Kent was the first federal judge to be charged with sexual crimes while in office.

He has submitted his resignation, but made it effective June 1, 2010, meaning he would be paid for a year while in prison.

That drew a heated response among some members of Congress, and a House Judiciary Committee task force unanimously approved four articles of impeachment against Kent on the grounds of sexual assault, obstruction of justice and providing false statements to federal investigators.

Before the House vote, Judiciary Committee member Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Virginia, said to House members that Kent collecting a salary of about $174,000 while in prison constituted "an attempt to extort hundreds of thousands of dollars from the American people."

There were no dissenting votes.

Victims allege years of sexual misconduct by judge

Kootie said...

Oilybama beter show his damn birth certificate libtard losers

why would even a lib fagot loser support such a crimenal?

k. said...

sorry...looser

Pretty Mule said...

Yoicks! This is the place to see vicious, ignorant, right wing name calling ...and all fact free. The remaining Reichos are typically low classed, wide assed, narrow minded trailer trash. Anyway, here's some FACTS for the poor fools to hide from. Look at these numbers:

The GOP's Sotomayor bust

Republicans lament the failure of Sotomayor to gin up passions with their base.

Nearly a month after President Barack Obama picked her for the Supreme Court, Republican senators say Sonia Sotomayor isn’t serving as the political lightning rod some in their party had hoped she would be.

“She doesn’t have the punch out there in terms of fundraising and recruiting, I think — at least so far,” said Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), who most likely will be elected as the No. 4 Republican in Senate leadership this week.

The biggest misfire is what some smarter GOP strategists feared -- the further alienation of Latino voters. Check out the numbers from the R2K/dKos Weekly State of the Nation Poll:

Favorability of Republican Party among Latinos

May 18-21 (before the Sotomayor nomination)

Favorable 11
Unfavorable 79
No Opinion 10

June 15-18 (latest poll)

Favorable 8
Unfavorable 86
No Opinion 6

Hahahahahahaa...fuuuuuuuunneeeee...



Yeah, the initial numbers were woefully bad for Republicans, but they somehow managed to alienate those few Latinos who didn't hate the GOP so much -- a drop of 10 points in net favorability, including losing almost half of the meager few Latinos who were undecided about the GOP. On the same question, African Americans are at 3/94, meaning that Republicans are doing a great job of turning Latinos into as solid a Democratic constituency as our party's most loyal voting bloc.

Of course, no one could've predicted that trashing a safe, conventional Latina jurist as a racist and caring (e.g. empathetic) person would further harm the GOP's standing among a demographic they desperately need to win to remain electorally relevant outside the South!

And to think that after all the damage they did to themselves, they couldn't even successfully fundraise off their manufactured hysteria.

P. M. said...

Wow...that Kootie is some speller...a real "looser."

Be happy. This is our opposition.

Evan Sayet said...

Sorry, all...I have not been blogging because I have been going through a reassessment of my entire belief system. I never thought I'd say this but the series of events over the last few years and especially recently have me questioning the whole conservative approach to politics. One must admit it has been a bit disastrous, and the recent embarrassments are not helping. Then Ensign/ Sanford scandals are unprecedented in history...have two prime presidential candidates ever implded like this in so short a time? Well, more on this later. It is a bit overwhelming for me I must admit.

puff said...

One of the most thoughtful meditations on the meaning of the Mark Sanford episode was written by Ta-Nehsi Coates this week over at the Atlantic. He digs deep beneath the surface, tying together arrogance, conservatism, nationalism, the modern Republican Party, racism and American exceptionalism. Just a taste from this terrific essay:
What you have, in both cases, is a hustle, a bait and switch, in which one claims to be hawking patriotism, but in fact, is selling jingoism. If patriotism is love of country, then much of the unquestioning GOP rhetoric fails on the rudiments. Is love of kin, love of siblings, love of spouse, telling your beloved, that they are the best person that's ever existed in history? Or is that sycophancy, fast talk proffered by loose friends, who in your darkest hours, appeal to your worst self.

The religious right isn't what's wrong with the GOP. It's the pervasive, unthinking, unreflective nationalism. It's the arrogance of thrice-divorced adulterers reaching for the banner of traditional families, and it's the arrogance of men who prosecuted a poorly planned war, on weak intelligence, presuming to lecture us on national security.

Coates has become a must-read for me in the past several months. Just a great thinker all the way around.

Evan Sayet said...

Just a quick link on one of the things that has been bothering me...I can no longer rationalize all this away...back soon with more:

http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com/gallery/2009/06/social-conservative-scandals.php?img=1

MichaelSSEC said...

I love how some guy pretends to be Evan Sayet, like nobody can figure out that you can use any name you want on here, and he posts messages supposedly denouncing Conservatism. But if you go to the link the guy posted, it's just an obligatory Liberal exploitation of Sanford's scandal in order to claim "Conservatism is dead." As though one minor scandal involving one guy who was on a rather long list of potential Presidential candidates in 2012 means the whole Conservative movement is ruined. Please. Do Liberals think all Americans are as stupid as Liberals are? Well, I guess that's exactly what they think. Sanford's scandal means nothing to Conservatism. If anything it demonstrates an undeniable difference between Liberals and Conservatives:

When Liberals get caught screwing around, which they do constantly because they reject the very existence of right and wrong, they hold press conferences in which they lie their way out of the scandal, throw others under the bus, redefine the meanings of basic words and paint themselves as the victims. When Conservatives do something wrong, which isn't often because we actually do believe in right and wrong, we take responsibility. Sanford's actions were inexcusable, but then again he didn't try to excuse himself. He didn't try to blame the scandal on a vast Left-wing conspiracy, he didn't try to trot his wife out to "stand by her man" in a phony display of politically-motivated loyalty, and he didn't try to blame anyone but himself. Of course, stuff like that is completely lost on Liberals, who see only an excuse to slam all Conservatives for the actions of one guy. Gee, aren't these the same people are always spouting off about not blaming a whole group of people for the actions of a few? Guess that only applies to Liberals, like everything else they pretend to believe in.

lana said...

hahaha...this is the kind of poor, simpering simpleton that is left in the GOP. Their whole "movement" is decimated because of all the jailed and exposed hypocrites...and this poor fool tries to tell us there are just a few!!!! And, as is typical this lying, thieving hypocrite who stole tax money for his Argentine trips is still hanging on...

Zoned said...

Haha indeed...these freaks are down to the most hilarious few. The link list just the 11 most prominent cases...there are dozens...including two major presidential hopefuls!!!in just the last two weeks...Ensign and Sanford...going down in flames...this is unprecedented and this sill dufus tells us there's only one...after people have read the article with 11!!!!! Astounding ASSES.

z said...

Republican U.S. Justice Department official John David R. Atchison, 53, an assistant U.S. attorney from the northern district of Florida, has been arrested on suspicion of traveling to Detroit over the weekend to have sex with a 5 year old child. An undercover officer posed as a mother offering her child to Atchison for sex, according to police. In deposition, detectives said Atchison suggested the mother tell her daughter that "you found her a sweet boyfriend who will bring her presents." The undercover detective expressed concern about physical injury to the 5-year-old girl as a result of the sexual activity. Detectives said Atchison responded, " I am always gentle and loving; not to worry, no damage ever, no rough stuff ever. I only like it soft and nice." The undercover detective asked how Atchison can be certain of no injury. He responded, "Just gotta go slow and very easy. I've done it plenty," according to detectives.

**UPDATE: John Atchison has killed himself. Detroit police confirmed Atchison's suicide death at 10:14 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2007.

Republican sex offender & Department of Children & Families press secretary Al Zimmerman, 40, was arrested Friday, Feb 1, 2008 and charged with eight felony charges of using a child in a sexual performance. According to an arrest report, Zimmerman offered two teens money in exchange for photographing them in sexual acts. The victims were ages 16 and 17 at the time of the crime, and at least one may have been in the care of DCF at one point, according to the report. Authorities believe some of the images date back to December 2005, the arrest report showed. Zimmerman is suspected of taking photos as recently as Friday, the report showed.
Republican sex offender and former North Country assemblyman and current state Parole Board member, George "Chris" Ortloff, 61, was arrested on Monday, Oct. 13, 2008 on federal charges that he used the Internet to solicit sex with minors. He was arrested following a sting operation at a Colonie motel and had allegedly arranged for a date with a minor he met on the Internet. '' The New York Post reports that he had child pornography and sex paraphernalia in his possession when he was arrested. State Police reportedly searched Ortloff'''s home in Plattsburgh and a computer had been seized from his Lake Placid real estate office, officials said. Ortloff, married with two sons, retired from the Assembly in 2006 having represented the 110 th District. '' He was appointed to the part-time position on the Parole Board, a six year term which expires in 2012, a position paying him $102,000 a year.

Republican executive Randall Casseday of the conservative Washington Times newspaper pleaded guilty to soliciting sex from a 13-year old girl on the internet.

Republican chairman of the Oregon Christian Coalition Lou Beres confessed to molesting a 13-year old girl.


Republican Party Chairman Donald Fleischman, 37, of Allouez, Wisconsin was charged last month with two counts of child enticement, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a child and a single charge of exposing himself to a child for allegedly fondling a 16-year-old Ethan House runaway and providing the boy with beer and marijuana late last year.

mo later!! said...

The former head of the Michigan Federation of Young Republicans, Michael Flory, admitted Tuesday that he sexually abused a colleague during a national convention in Cleveland last summer.

Republican Congressman Mark Foley abruptly resigned from Congress after "sexually explicit" emails surfaced showing him flirting with a 16-year old boy.

Republican Mayor Philip Giordano is serving a 37-year sentence in federal prison for sexually abusing 8- and 10-year old girls. Giordano was previously considered one of the rising stars of the Republican Party.

Republican Mayor Tom Adams was arrested for distributing child pornography over the internet.

Republican Mayor John Gosek was arrested on charges of soliciting sex from two 15-year old girls.


Republican Homeland Security deputy press secretary Brian J. Doyle , 55, was arrested Tuesday night, April 4, 2006 and charged with trying to "seduce'' a 14-year-old Polk County girl with graphic talk over the Internet. On March 12, Doyle contacted a 14-year-old girl whose profile was posted on an AOL Web site, according to the Sheriff's Office release. Initially, detectives thought Doyle was posing as someone working for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. But they soon learned otherwise when he sent a picture to the girl over the Internet wearing an official ``DHS tag'', Judd said.

Republican judge Mark Pazuhanich pleaded no contest to fondling a 10-year old girl and was sentenced to 10 years probation.

Republican Party leader Bobby Stumbo was arrested for having sex with a 5-year old boy.

Republican petition drive manager Tom Randall pleaded guilty to molesting two girls under the age of 14, one of them the daughter of an associate in the petition business.

Republican County Chairman Armando Tebano pleaded guilty to fondling a 14-year-old girl.

just a start said...

Republican sex offender & Missouri State Rep. Scott Muschany, (R)-Frontenac, was indicted today, Aug 6, 2008, in connection with a reported sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl on May 17, the day after this year’s Legislative session ended. The alleged victim is the daughter of a state employee. The girl’s mother and Muschany, a married father of 2 children, were romantically involved, the woman said. (Aren't "Family Values" a wonderful thing?) In a morbid twist of irony, Muschany was a co-sponsor of legislation that toughened sex offender laws in 2006. According to his legislative biography, Muschany and his wife were licensed as foster parents with the Division of Family Services.

Republican legislator Edison Misla Aldarondo was sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping his daughter between the ages of 9 and 17.

Republican Committeeman John R. Curtain was charged with molesting a teenage boy and unlawful sexual contact with a minor.

Republican anti-abortion activist Howard Scott Heldreth is a convicted child rapist in Florida.

Republican Boy Scout leader and Lutheran church president Dennis L. Rader pleaded guilty to performing a sexual act on an 11-year old girl he murdered.

Republican anti-abortion activist Nicholas Morency pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography on his computer and offering a bounty to anybody who murders an abortion doctor.

Republican campaign consultant Tom Shortridge was sentenced to three years probation for taking nude photographs of a 15-year old girl.

Republican racist pedophile and United States Senator Strom Thurmond had sex with a 15-year old black girl which produced a child.

Republican pastor Mike Hintz, whom George W. Bush commended during the 2004 presidential campaign, surrendered to police after admitting to a sexual affair with a female juvenile.

Republican legislator Peter Dibble pleaded no contest to having an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old girl.

Republican advertising consultant Carey Lee Cramer was sentenced to six years in prison for molesting two 8-year old girls, one of whom appeared in an anti-Gore television commercial.

minicop said...

That list is all over the place...all confirmed and confirmable...and still the poor cowards deny!! Here's the next part...keep posting this til they get it.

Republican sex offender & longtime stalwart Republican operative Peter Hong was arrested July 23, 2008 for solicitation of prostitution. Police spokesman Peter Panos said that the arrest came during the first day of a two-day sting operation during which "johns" and prostitutes responded to ads placed on the Internet and in print. Thirty-five people were arrested Wednesday and Thursday, Panos said today.

Republican sex offender & candidate for Mineral County (W.Va.) Commission Wilton Frederick Bland, 30, of Bayberry Place, was arrested March 23, 2007, after police received a complaint concerning a juvenile boy who said Bland had wanted him to appear nude on the Internet. Bland charged last year with 136 counts related to sexually based crimes against children has been sentenced to a possible total of 85 years after pleading guilty in both Grant and Mineral counties. was charged at the time with 73 counts of possession of child pornography, 45 counts of sexual assault in the first degree for allegedly having sex with a child under age 11, nine counts of use of obscene matter with intent to seduce a minor, seven counts of display of obscene matter to a minor and two counts of employing a minor to do sexually explicit conduct, according to the West Virginia State Police.

Republican Delegate Robert McKee, known as an advocate for children's rights, is the focus of a child pornography investigation after officers searched his Hagerstown, Md home. McKee is not facing any charges right now, but as of today, Feb 15, 2008, he has resigned his position as both a state delegate and as executive director of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Club of Washington County. In a statement, McKee said he is entering treatment to, "get well and stay well." Shock waves echoed through Hagerstown, as the news that he was being investigated for child pornography spread like wildfire.

heeeeeeeeeeeeere's more!! said...

Republican Mayor, who is also the Pastor of the Temple Lot Church in Collins Missouri, a town in St. Clair County, is accused of trying to convince someone whom he thought was a teenage girl to meet him for sex. Diamond police say Allen D Kauffman is charged in Newton County with four counts of enticement of a child after an online investigation that began in mid-November.



Republican city councilman John Bryan killed himself after police began investigating allegations that he had molested three girls, including two of his adopted daughters, ages 12 and 15.


Republican legislator Ted Klaudt was charged with raping girls under the age of 16.

Republican city councilman Joseph Monteleone Jr. was found guilty of fondling underage girls.

Republican Township Supervisor Robert Holland stepped down amid accusations that he sexually assaulted a 92-year-old nursing home resident in 2006. Holland pleaded guilty to aggravated indecent assault and related charges and is now serving a two- to four-year prison sentence in Bucks County.

Republican congressional aide Jeffrey Nielsen was arrested for having sex with a 14-year old boy.

Republican County Commissioner Patrick Lee McGuire surrendered to police after allegedly molesting girls between the ages of 8 and 13.

Republican prosecutor Larry Corrigan was arrested for soliciting sex from 13-year old girls.

Republican Mayor Jeffrey Kyle Randall was sentenced to 275 days in jail for molesting two boys -- ages ten and 12 -- during a six-year period.

there is just... said...

noooooooooooo end...hahaha:

A Republican County Board Candidate Brent Schepp was charged with molesting a 14-year old girl and killed himself three days later.


Republican County Constable Larry Dale Floyd pleaded guilty to charges of soliciting sex from an 8-year old girl. Floyd has repeatedly won elections for Denton County, Texas, constable.



Republican teacher and former city councilman John Collins pleaded guilty to sexually molesting 13 and 14 year old girls.

Republican campaign worker Mark Seidensticker is a convicted child molester.



Republican County Commissioner David Swartz pleaded guilty to molesting two girls under the age of 11 and was sentenced to 8 years in prison.


Republican Congressman Donald "Buz" Lukens was found guilty of having sex with a female minor and sentenced to one month in jail.

Republican fundraiser Richard A. Delgaudio was found guilty of child porn charges and paying two teenage girls to pose for sexual photos.

Larry Blivins said...

They just keep coming...just today...
White House accepts convicted Republican judge's resignation
By SUZANNE GAMBOA
Associated Press Writer
The White House has accepted the resignation of an imprisoned federal judge -- appointed by GHW Bush, whom the House impeached on allegations of sexually assaulting two women and lying about the assaults.

President Barack Obama's acceptance of U.S. Judge Samuel Kent's resignation, effective Tuesday, ends Kent's $174,000 annual judicial salary, as many members of Congress wanted. Kent will have to wait at least a week for the Senate to decide whether to end his impeachment trial. Congress is adjourned this week for the July 4 holiday.

White House counsel Gregory Craig sent a letter to Kent on Monday saying Obama accepted the resignation.

Kent, 60, entered a U.S. prison in Massachusetts on June 15 to serve a 33-month sentence. He pleaded guilty in May to lying to a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals investigative panel about sexually abusing two female employees.

Kent had hoped to retire on disability due to depression, but members of Congress were outraged he would draw his salary and retirement benefits while in prison. Kent offered to resign in June 2010, but the White House never accepted that offer.

The House voted June 19 to impeach Kent, making him the first federal judge in two decades to face impeachment. Until Kent, the House had not voted on an impeachment since former President Bill Clinton was impeached in 1998.

Federal judges are appointed for life so they can only be removed from the bench through impeachment if they do not resign or retire.

The House approved four articles of impeachment against Kent alleged he sexually assaulted the employees and lied to the court and Justice Department investigators. Kent offered to resign when the Senate's sergeant-at-arms tried to issue him a subpoena at his prison last week.

Kent is the first federal judge to face sexual abuse charges. He was nominated to the bench by former President George H.W. Bush and has served since Oct. 1, 1990.

As part of a plea deal, Kent admitted he tried to force his secretary and another aide into into unwanted sex acts between August 2003 and March 2007. He was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay $6,550 in restitution.

pervparade said...

Republican activist Mark A. Grethen convicted on six counts of sex crimes involving children.

Republican campaign chairman Randal David Ankeney pleaded guilty to attempted sexual assault on a child and was arrested again five years later on the same charge.

Republican Congressman Dan Crane had sex with a female minor working as a congressional page.

Republican activist and Christian Coalition leader Beverly Russell admitted to an incestuous relationship with his step daughter, Susan Smith, who later drowned her 2 children by strapping them in their car seats and plunging them into a lake in South Carolina and blamed it on a black man. Beverly Russell admitted abusing Smith when she was 15 and continuing an incestuous relationship with her until shortly before she drowned her children in John D. Long Lake.

Republican Judge Ronald C. Kline pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography on his home computer.

Republican congressman and anti-gay activist Robert Bauman was charged with having sex with a 16-year-old boy he picked up at a gay bar.

Republican Committee Chairman Jeffrey Patti was arrested for distributing a video clip of a 5-year-old girl being raped.

Republican activist Marty Glickman (a.k.a. "Republican Marty"), was taken into custody by Florida police on four counts of unlawful sexual activity with an underage girl and one count of delivering the drug LSD.

Republican legislative aide Howard L. Brooks was charged with molesting a 12-year old boy and possession of child pornography.

scrodfire said...

.Republican Senate candidate John Hathaway was accused of having sex with his 12-year old baby sitter and withdrew his candidacy after the allegations were reported in the media.

Republican preacher Stephen White, who demanded a return to traditional values, was sentenced prison after offering $20 to a 14-year-old boy for permission to perform oral sex on him.

Republican talk show host Jon Matthews pleaded guilty to exposing his genitals to an 11 year old girl.

Republican anti-gay activist Earl "Butch" Kimmerling was sentenced to 40 years in prison for molesting an 8-year old girl after he attempted to stop a gay couple from adopting her.

Republican Party leader Paul Ingram pleaded guilty to six counts of raping his daughters and served 14 years in federal prison.

Republican election board official Kevin Coan was sentenced to two years probation for soliciting sex over the internet from a 14-year old girl.

Republican politician Andrew Buhr was charged with two counts of first degree sodomy with a 13-year old boy.

hi little girl, he said...

Republican legislator Keith Westmoreland was arrested on seven felony counts of lewd and lascivious exhibition to girls under the age of 16 (i.e. exposing himself to children).

stanous fluoride said...

Republican anti-abortion activist John Allen Burt was found guilty of molesting a 15-year old girl.

Anonymous said...

Republican County Councilman Keola Childs pleaded guilty to molesting a male child.

Anonymous said...

We can only hope that the day is near when the Republican Party will no longer play any role in American life.

hi! wanna walnetto? said...

Republican activist John Butler was charged with criminal sexual assault on a teenage girl.

terrist in the whitehouse said...

yo fool...iiberal queers are teh pervet party evyerone knows that ...go kiss you socialis Kenyen presidunce ass you bth house free cheese faggots

too smart for libs said...

Here's a recent letter of mine to Keith Olbermann:

I am a mamber of Mensa Internatonal and we had a recent meeting wich required we studdy your show over a three week period of time and comment on just exactly what we thaught. We ALL agree with not one exeption your show was quite intertaining. However the main question was; how can a man with the brain powr of a knat and the persistants of a comon housefly function on a seemingly higher level. We ALL concluded that you have a strong almost school gril crush on Obomit and when you are on your knees sucking that hard that the high voluem of air rushing to your pea like brain causes a temprary increase in intellence, allowing you to function, on a higher plane for short periods of time. This is entirely just an opinion, because as Mensa members we rarely have contact with Democrats. We did find it interesting that when someone questioned your falling ratings, that you told that your show had increased and never mentioned Fox which has been kickin your but, for years, by big numbers. Gee, I wonder who is speaking for the people? Try reporting this; why is it that so called News Reporters never ask Capitol hill why no one reads bills before they sign them? By the by if Rush Limbaugh'is such a bad guy why does he smoke you on rattings? Most people don't no who you are and as it should be.

Anonymous said...

Wow! A member of Mensa who spells the word study "studdy," volume "voluem" and rating "ratting!" And let me ask you Mensa member, if Republicans speak for the people, why do only 21% of Americans, the lowest percentage since 1980, identify themseves as Republican?

Another lying, illiterate nutjob!!!

too smart said...

Ha! I new some dumb lib would carry on about my spelling as that is all they got. T hose are typoes as my brilliant (tested 154 IQ) mind works much faster than I can type and I am not worried about silly thing like spelling which I can do in my sleep if I have to. So how about that Obomit sinking in the polls? The Kenyan Kommie will soon be history and faggot marriage legislaton will be unturned as the county tires orf it's dallience with libertinism/communism. No lib would understnad this as theyre are nor any smart enough for Mensa or even normal intellignece.

Lewis said...

You idiots are fixated on this woman Sarah Palin. I think you are afraid of her. Could it be that in 2012 she will evict the current sad occupant of the White House? God, let's hope so. Obama is a disaster! Even libs must admit he's a waaay out commie now with social health cares and owning the banks and taking over industy to control global warming a hoax...as he is taking over only for hiself

Lewis said...

Oh btw this country is not socialist. Palin Jindal in 2012. They could not lose ever today.

Anonymous said...

The tyes that bind.. being a governor has limitations and now that Sarah has cut the strings that binded her, she can say and do whatever she wants...ha! Look out... the libs have a monster on their hands. First Iran took over the news for a week, then Michael Jackson next week and now Sarah Palin...Wheres obomit ? What a joy not to see his fucking face with his ugly blue lips and his dumbo ears, beautiful Sarah graces the TV SCREEN ....When OBOMIT NEEDS THE MEDIA to sell his CRAP AND TAX and HEALTH CARE. See how LIBERAL OBSESSIONS WORK? LMAO ....Wait for her to purchase a little house in DC... how many more dairies will be writen about SARAH ? OBOMIT LOST.....

Drietsach said...

The ministry of truth is exploding over some video from June that had Glenn Beck chatting to some dude.

I am proud and honord to be a Conservative... a Radical Right Winger who is hell belt in destroying Obomit.
we know Obama is a fuck up .....they are worried and they need to be.

Any REPUBLICAN will kick his ass in 2012. Any one of them...even good ole Sarah Palin. LMAO !

The best thing the GOP can do is let him push his green slime bill thru, let him push his Comunist health care thrugh

because we know AMERICANS will be pissed and turn more against him than they are.

Let the liberals do it all... the more they do, the more they will fuck things up and the more WE THE TRUE AMERICANS

can say 'WE TOLD YOU SO '. Not a one Republicans name on any liberal bill .

Is there any promise Obomit has actually kept ?
What will he promise in 2011 ?

Reading the evil lies of this blog ......One really needs to ask :

ARE LIBERALS EVER HAPPY ??????

The Baaad GOP Gardners said...

Republican candidate Richard Gardner admitted to molesting his two daughters.

Republican Councilman and former Marine Jack W. Gardner was convicted of molesting a 13-year old girl.

prophet said...

Olympia Snow and Susan Collins, both Republicans, supported Obama's stimulus bill.

clarion call said...

Obama Gets Boost as Palin Departure Deepens Republican Disarray

By Julianna Goldman and Edwin Chen

July 6 (Bloomberg) -- Barack Obama’s honeymoon with the public, like those of previous presidents, is waning after almost six months in office. He still enjoys one asset most others lacked: an opposition party in disarray.

Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s surprise resignation July 3 was only the latest Republican headache involving some of the party’s potential stars. While Obama’s job approval, hovering around 60 percent, has dipped, ratings for the Republican Party have nosedived.

According to Gallup polling, just 34 percent of Americans view the party favorably. Even among Republicans, 38 percent have an unfavorable view of their party and almost half can’t name an individual who speaks for it. And those polls were conducted before Palin resigned and two other Republicans, Governor Mark Sanford of South Carolina and Senator John Ensign of Nevada, acknowledged having extramarital affairs.

“We’re in a really difficult period, and it’s going to take some time to get out of it,” Republican strategist John Weaver said in an interview yesterday. “It could take a generation or two, quite frankly.”

The party’s fortunes may be even bleaker than after the Watergate scandal that brought down former President Richard Nixon and during the Great Depression after Herbert Hoover’s presidency, Weaver said.

vox populi said...

Sanford is just the latest Republican leader to stumble
Race wide open as party looks for viable presidential candidate

BY STEVEN THOMMA • MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS • June 28, 2009

WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's admission of an affair last week dealt a potentially fatal blow to the political career of a rising Republican star. It's only the latest stumble in the early jockeying to lead the GOP back from oblivion in 2012.



Newt Gingrich, the former speaker of the House, had to back off after calling Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor a racist. He also carries personal baggage from two divorces.

Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana was criticized for his performance on national television when he was tapped to give his party's response to Obama's address to a joint session of Congress in February.

One writer at the conservative magazine American Spectator said that Jindal "seemed more like a high school student giving a valedictory speech than a potential future leader of the party."

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas suggested that his state might secede from the union over complaints about the size of the federal government.

Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska remains an exciting voice to conservatives, with enormous fund-raising potential, but she continues to struggle with her image. In recent weeks she has upset party members with crossed messages about whether she'd appear at fund-raising events and other party gatherings, and her family members' soap-opera-like travails haven't helped either.

Gov. Jon Huntsman of Utah, a rising star mentioned as a possible western challenger and taken seriously by Democrats, was taken out of the competition by the White House when Obama named him ambassador to China.

Dick M. said...

"...a generation or two." So, they can practice their perversions out of the limelight:


Republican County Commissioner Merrill Robert Barter pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual contact and assault on a teenage boy.

Anonymous said...

I haven't yet heard this, but I can't wait to hear it when I have some more time later this afternoon. I had never heard of him until this morning when a friend sent me a link to his Heritage speech "How Modern Liberals Think." It was brilliant. I can't wait to hear more of his stuff.

oh, I'm sure, she said...

Thank you, Evan.

Ovarik said...

yeah, that was Psychet blowing his own tinny horn, alright.

the nail said...

It's spelled endemic, peabrain.

Anonymous said...

KILL YOURSELF!!!!!!!!!!


bigot

heritage foundation kills babies.

stanley said...

HHH

stanley said...

kkk

John said...

Well, well, well. If it isn't Stankey. Fancy meeting you here, "Stanley."

N-Ron Hubbard said...

Where is this fucking psychopath?
I understand he spends a lot of time in drunk tanks all over the nation.

henrietta said...

where is this fool? did he finally go from jail to where he really belongs...in the looney bin????????

Anonymous said...

Pigboy - the Face of Racism

Link

Excerpt:
As the GOP has tried hard to give itself a new face with Michael Steele, the race-baiting commentators still dictate the agenda.

This week, Rush Limbaugh made a sickening comment in his attempt to interpret the words of Rev. Jackson, when he said that
the "black frame of mind" is "terrible" and that "Tiger Woods choice of women sure didn't help it." When three Republican U.S.
Senators and half a dozen evangelical preachers do it, why isn't he saying it depresses the white race? Limbaugh's bringing in Tiger's
infidelity as if it's related to black culture goes back to an old and deeply evil racist connection of black men and sexual promiscuity.
To use the image of the black man as the sexual predator is the oldest form of race baiting, dating back to Emmit Till and before that,
the slaves on the plantation. Moreover, Rush is using Tiger as an Obama surrogate, using Tiger as a way to say that these men cannot
be trusted. Rush knows exactly what he is doing by being the first to link the plight of the black man to the sorrows of Tiger Woods.

Anonymous said...

And Rand Paul...what do you expect from someone named after the SimpGoddess of the Reich...Ayn Rand?

Morrisminor said...

Wow Evan that is some really classic stuff, the kind of brainless simple minded morally degenerate trash that defines modern talk radio level conservatism. So liberals are Jew haters? Since most Jews are liberals and the modern left is half Jews, that makes as much sense as the rest of your mindless neocon trash. But cons are never anti-semites, like your hero Mel Gibson? Oh well , pro life and pro war(the ones you sacrifice nor risk anything) Hypocrisy comes easy to those with no self knowledge.

Nancy said...

I just heard a podcast of your talk - and I said, "Who is this guy? He's got it SO right!" I, too, am an ex-lib, though I didn't even know I *was* liberal until I realized how much I had been brain-washed by school and the media. Thanks for what you're doing, and never mind the yahoos posting here....

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